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line of thrust
line of thrust[′līn əv ′thrəst]
Locus of the points through which the resultant forces pass in an arch or retaining wall.
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This line of thrust
screws -- both threaded/setscrew-types and headed/ socket head capscrew type -- allow straight-line static load thrust without transmitting torsional or radial forces on an object or work piece.