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girth

Riding a band around a horse's belly to keep the saddle in position

girth

[gərth]
(naval architecture)
The distance measured along a frame line from a waterline on one side around the hull to the corresponding point on the opposite side.
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Relationship between body weight and heart girth in white-tailed deer from South Carolina.
If the heart girth measures 76 inches and the body length is 66 inches: 76 x 76 = 5,776 x 66 = 381,216, divide by 300 = 1,270 pounds.
It is somewhat suppressed by the surrounding trees, but it has a respectable girth of about 1m.
Ogara, "Prediction of live body weight using length and girth measurements for pigs in rural Western Kenya," Journal of Swine Health and Production, vol.
Using a specific case, we can show the anomalies in repaired welds by magnetic flux leakage (MFL), combined with the statistics of the key factors in PBD, which have resulted in girth weld failure; we can identify those girth welds at higher risk of leakage.
Parameters###Days to seedling emergence###plant height (cm)###cob girth (cm)
We will first prove that [SPC.sub.d] is a consistent signed graph and determine its unbalanced girth.
Men were sub-grouped according to waist girth because this anthropometric measure is recommended for assessment of metabolic risk imparted by central obesity [1-3].
Tree damage was related to tree girth: medium-size trees were more heavily damaged than small or large trees, possibly because more branches can easily be reached from a safe perch near the trunk.
A 17.5 inch wide fitting black equine fit dressage saddle, one of the girth straps is chewed at the bottom, with stirrups and leathers.
The application of Automated Ultrasonic Testing (AUT) for the construction examination of pipeline girth welds has grown dramatically in the last decade.