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(civil engineering)
A plate that is used to strengthen truss joints.
(mining engineering)
A V-shaped cut in the face of a heading.


A plate, usually triangular in shape, used to connect two or more members, or to add strength to a framework at its joints.

gusset, gusset plate

A plate, usually triangular in shape, used to connect two or more members, or to add strength to a framework.
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Both shirts include unique mobility features such as the full underarm gusset and backside pleats.
The square gussets may either be cut separately, or included on the sleeve pattern, which is why a dotted line is shown on one sleeve of the sleeve assembly drawing.
Underarm gussets and bi-swing back allow for extra reaching room, while the princess seams and adjustable side taps allow for a better fit.
For gusset-plate joints, an increase in length of the gusset plate from 4 to 8 inches increased the moment capacity for both glued and unglued joints, but a further increase of the length did not result in any significant increase in the strength.
My favourite gripe so far is from a BBC blogger who moans that alongside saggy bottoms and bad elastic, the gussets on M&S pants just aren't wide enough.
8-1-1/2" x 5/16" carriage bolts (to attach attach and detach gussets on the four longest legs)
the system was built for Hyplast NV in Belgium to make either the full 65-ft width of film with gussets and wind it on 16-ft rolls, or wind narrower film flat without gussets.
GPL buckets are made with an An400 steel cutting edge with reinforced corners and gussets.
High-strength steel use in the unibody structure is up 24%, and changes made to the rear cross member, damper gussets, hatch opening, front underfloor and cross member, and dash top member increases bending rigidity by 84%, torsional rigidity by 3%, and reduces body vibration 6 dB at idle.
Panties on parade - why on earth are all these celebrities exposing their gussets to all and sundry?
Calumet's investment in modern CAD equipment and specially engineered glue and folding process enables the creation of gussets that expand to match the depth of package contents.
The slide gussets are placed in registration--up to, and just below the slider, thereby creating only two panels for easier sealing.