Out-of-plumb


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Out-of-plumb

A structural member which is not properly aligned in a true vertical fashion.

out-of-plumb

Not truly vertical, according to a plumb line.
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We'll be judging on creativity and heart," said Marchand, "with no points off for drips, chips or out-of-plumb projects.
and the Colorado Department of Transportation, which were responsible for putting the girder and its bracing in place, and due to deficiencies in the installation of the girder and the bracing, so that the bracing ultimately failed to adequately secure the out-of-plumb girder to the existing bridge deck.
Bowing, bulging, and out-of-plumb alignment are of particular concern.