fixed end


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fixed end

[′fikst ‚end]
(mechanics)
An end of a structure, such as a beam, that is clamped in place so that both its position and orientation are fixed.
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On the carbine that I disassembled, removal of the magazine release button and magazine catch and spring also released the fixed end of the hammer spring strut.
The deal has no fixed end date but contains clauses that mean the contract can be terminated if the relationship is no longer mutually beneficial, or for other "sensible" reasons, for example if Irish have the opportunity to build their own stadium.
But the EU leaders rebuffed British pressure to put a fixed end date on the border guarantee, and refused to re-negotiate the 585-page legal text settling issues of the divorce.
If a trade war breaks out, entire commercial sectors including retail, apparel and even home electronics goods could find themselves crippled with no fixed end to their collective misery in sight.
The length of the transition period has become a source of debate since the emergence of a UK negotiating paper which suggested it could be prolonged indefinitely, although ministers made clear a fixed end date would be stated in any deal, and it would be around two years after formal exit.
Ministers last night attempted to head off a row with Eurosceptic MPs by insisting there will be a fixed end date for the post-Brexit transition period, during which Britain is expected to follow EU rules despite a leaked Government document which suggests it could last "indefinitely".
Telrad also supplies fixed end user devices, such as its CPE9000, which are specifically useful in the CBRS environment, where channel allocation may not be contiguous.
In Figure 13(a), the stress at the fixed end of the assembly is mainly concentrated in the middle of the wedge part and the connected slot area, and the stress distribution at this part is symmetrical.
VHSTF- VHSTF- RBS SLB VSTF HSTF 1/3 1/2 W24 x 76 Fixed end 1.10 1.12 1.20 1.13 1.13 1.20 RBS section 1.63 1.56 2.06 1.65 1.77 1.77 W30 x 99 Fixed end 1.15 1.21 1.12 1.26 1.21 1.22 RBS section 1.43 1.76 1.83 1.51 1.55 1.50 W36 x 194 Fixed end 1.15 1.21 1.35 1.23 1.16 1.22 RBS section 1.90 2.20 2.07 1.90 2.00 1.93 VHSTF- 4/5 W24 x 76 Fixed end 1.19 RBS section 1.80 W30 x 99 Fixed end 1.18 RBS section 1.51 W36 x 194 Fixed end 1.23 RBS section 1.85
If you have a periodic tenancy (which has no fixed end date), you still have to give the landlord notice before you leave.
The results of the deflection and rotation at the free end, and the bending moment and shear force at the fIxed end were observed and compared to the corresponding exact solutions.

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