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lacing

[′lās·iŋ]
(civil engineering)
A lightweight metallic piece that is fixed diagonally to two channels or four angle sections, forming a composite strut.
A course of brick, stone, or tiles in a wall of rubble to give strength.
A course of upright bricks forming a bond between two or more arch rings.
Distribution steel in a slab of reinforced concrete.
A light timber fastened to pairs of struts or walings in the timbering of excavations (including mines).
(electricity)
Tying insulated wires together to support each other and form a single neat cable, with separately laced branches.

lacing

1. A system of members (e.g., bars or batten plates) used to connect two component elements of a composite girder, strut, or column to make them act as one member.
2. Same as lacing course.
3. Timbers placed behind or around other supports as bracing.
4. Small boards which close up the spaces between lagging planks or sheeting to prevent dirt from entering an excavation.
5. The interlocking of sections of sheet pile to form a wall.

lacing

lacing
i. The process of intermittent wrapping to join a wire bundle into a tight loom.
ii. Stitching fabric to an aircraft structure with a lacing cord.
iii. Threading wire through holes drilled at the same location in every blade of a fan or a turbine rotor to damp vibration.
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Fancy up your footwear with lattice lacing. This version works only on shoes with six pairs of eyelets, and it's easier to do if you weave one end all the way to the top of the shoe, then the other end.
For the lacing, use a long buckskin thong, heavy cotton cord, or doubled cotton "store string." Be sure to wax the cord or string well.
The Speed Lacing System is integrated into a durable canvas outer shell contoured to the wrist shape.
Three challenges faced daily by processors of TiO2-pigmented plastics are enhancing dispersion, eliminating plate-out, and preventing lacing. These challenges are particularly demanding for producers of extruded films or extrusion coatings.