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appentice, pent, pentice

appentice
A minor structure built against the side of a building, with a roof of single slope; a penthouse, 3.

pent

1. Same as chimney pent.
2. Same as pent roof.
3. A small room, lean-to, or shed, often with one or more open sides.
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PENT and SENT tests were conducted with the initial razor-sharpened crack inserted in the butt-fusion joint material.
Another limitation on the theory is caused by the difference in R between the PENT specimen and the manufactured structure whose lifetime is being predicted.
Note that the failure time in a manufactured structure is compared with that of the PENT specimen, whose standard state is a slow cooled compression molded plaque.
Yn ystod y gyfres, cawn ddilyn hynt a helynt bywydau `go iawn' trigolion y pent ref .
This result may be due to the extent of transesterification taking place between PET and PENT during melt processing, as explained by Anderson and Zachmann (13).
In this context, Sam Taylor-Wood's video installation Pent Up, 1996, was comparatively majestic in its reach.
The seven-story property offers loft style units ranging from studios to three-bedroom, two-bath pent house units with outdoor space.