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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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There was no significant difference in the arm relax and flex girth, forearm girth, chest girths, waist, hips, thigh, and calf girth measurements.
Regression Tree method reflected the sheep with chest girth greater than 89 cm within all the sheep could produce the heaviest average body weight with 36.
Girth Measurement- Girth measurements were made by a measuring tape with a tensionometer that applied 3 grams of force during the measurements (Vital signs model 67020, Country Technology, Gays Mills, WL).
A (k; g)-cage with even girth g and n0(k; g) vertices is said to be a generalized polygon graph.
The reason that a waist girth of 80-88 cm for women and 94-102 cm for man already constitutes a risk factor for normal-weight persons is that normal-weight persons are likely to have a normal-size thorax.
A series of anthropometric tests were carried out on each participant these included skinfolds, girth measurements, lower limb length, height and weight.
In this study, the weight loss did not slow down and there was a continual loss in girth measurements.
It towered 144 feet high, spread 70 feet wide, and sported a girth of more than 18 feet.
Just when they are reaching kingsized girths, they start losing their royal height.
As breast girths and breast plates no longer constitute part of a jockey's equipment at scale, the Jockeys' Association should surely welcome any innovation calculated to give their members added protection in what is still a hazardous profession.
Before the eastern forests were leveled, 500-year-old sycamores with girths of over 40 feet were not uncommon.