flat jack

flat jack

[¦flat ¦jak]
(civil engineering)
A hollow steel cushion which is made of two nearly flat disks welded around the edge and which can be inflated with oil or cement under controlled pressure; used at the arch abutments and crowns to relieve the load on the formwork at the moment of striking the formwork.
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I sent my son to his dad's house to spare him the misery of another day in a freezing flat JACK MONROE Freelance writer and mother Jack Monroe on why the Big Six energy firms are penalising the poor REPORTS that recipients of food bank parcels are returning products that need to be heated up came as no surprise to me.
The International Society of Rock Mechanics (ISRM) recommends the following field testing for stiffness in rock masses: plate loading test, radial jacking test, large flat jack test and flexible or stiff dilatometers.
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After experimenting with serrated and non-serrated jacks we selected a flat jack. The increased holding power and confidence let us to bump up our feeds and speeds.
Simmons is affectionately known as Flat Jack by the cricketing fraternity because of his style of bowling.
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'Flat Jack' --so nick-named because of his style of off-spin bowling --was miffed because coach Duncan Fletcher refused to allow Andrew Flintoff and James Anderson to play for Lancashire in last week's four-day championship match against Kent at Blackpool.
Flat Jack, in his first full summer as Old Trafford chief, saw them lift the AXA League title to add to the NatWest Trophy they collected at Lord's on Sunday.
Approximately 12 Moss aircraft entered service and, fitted with the "Flat Jack" radar, were used as gap-fillers to cover the vastnesses of Siberia.
'Flat Jack' had and has a deserved reputation as a food lover, and nothing in the book is better than the story when Lloyd gave Simmons a lift home one night and was asked to stop at a fish and chip shop about 500 yards from his passenger's house.