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footplate

Chiefly Brit
a. a platform in the cab of a locomotive on which the crew stand to operate the controls
b. (as modifier): a footplate man

footplate

1. In wood-frame construction, a timber used to distribute concentrated loads, as a
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In all cases the lateral strut is attached to the footplate at the same position--near 2/3rds of footplate chord.
Regarding the surgical steps of stapedotomy as described by Fisch [21] (Table 2), significant differences in favor of the endoscopic approach emerged regarding the "total" identification of the hole creation in the footplate of the stapes (85.
Admission to the ''Scotsman Footplate & Tender-Walk Experience'' is PS10 per person (adults and children alike) and must also be booked in advance.
Steam was on its way out on BR's Western Region, and Pete was on the footplate for only 14 months before going to work at GEC's Coventry plant, where he became a TGWU works convenor.
The slightly higher footplate put a bit of a strain on Barbel's right hip but she loved the wide handlebars.
Stapedectomy is an operation in which the stapes suprastructures and footplate are removed and replaced by prosthesis.
Footplate thickness was jointly determined by three expert surgeons, who assigned one of four grades to each case (table 1).
The footplate moved up and down so it alternately bent and straightened the ankle, forcing the fibres within the muscles to alternately lengthen and shorten.
patient improvement analyses, trials in implanting in the oval window and on the stapes footplate, and a study of the new Esteem system implant.
STILTS have a patented two-piece footplate which provides an "ankle" with heel to toe movement that translates into a smooth, natural stride, as well as other functional advantages.
The footplate accelerometer was firmly secured to the best of our capabilities (Figure 1(a)).
With an easily removable footplate, the Reliant 440 can also be used for gait training as well as standing therapy.