folding rule

folding rule

folding rule
A rule which is jointed at fixed intervals for convenience in carrying.
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"The German word 'Zollstock' means folding rule," Schneider says, pointing out that it's an uncanny match for their firm's focus on precision.
* Extension rules are used to measure closed-in areas such as doorways and window frames where a regular folding rule will not work.
Like a folding rule, it opens to set eight tresses.
The period from 1884 to 1909 saw the slide rule change from the folding rule used by carpenters to the slide rule of the engineering profession.
Pocket knife Pencil Steel measuring tape or folding rule Sandpaper - assorted grades Furniture Glue Square Assorted screws and nails Wood putty or wood plastic Electric drill
You'll also need a level, a steel or folding rule, a putty knife, and clean rags.
The zigzag-style folding rule was invented in 1900.
By 1939, the line expanded to include awls, bevels, wood and metal chisels, a crowbar, drill bits and bit extensions, files, a hatchet, an ice pick, nail sets, pliers, punches, saw sets, tape measures, tin snips, vises, wrenches, zigzag folding rules and, by 1952, even a wedge vise.
adding a ghastly note of incongruity to the bedlam were groups of quiet men in impeccable civilian clothes, picking their way through corpses they did not want to see, measuring timbers with bright yellow folding rules, making neat little notes in black leather books, oblivious to the bloodbath."
NORDIC BUSINESS REPORT-27 October 2003-Hultafors AB strengthens within folding rules, acquires Praesident Messwerkzeugfabrik GmbH(C)1994-2003 M2 COMMUNICATIONS LTD http://www.m2.com
What folding rules do proteins follow to transform a certain sequence into a specific shape?