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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Here we're showing how to fit a casing against an out-of-plumb wall.
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.
Obvious signs are out-of-plumb columns that are twisted or bowing.
Bowing, bulging, and out-of-plumb alignment are of particular concern.
Now here I was again, literally engulfed by both upright and somewhat out-of-plumb ponderosas plus a varied assortment of up-and-coming ponderosas and lodgepole pines of varying ages.