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permanent set

[′pər·mə·nənt ′set]
(mechanics)
Permanent plastic deformation of a structure or a test piece after removal of the applied load. Also known as set.

permanent set

The change in length (expressed as a percentage of the original length) by which an elastic material fails to return to original length after being stressed for a standard period of time. Also See set.
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While we're naturally pleased that Cardiff embraced the Games and the Olympic Rings, which were replaced by the Paralympic Agitos in the middle of August, our guidelines are that permanent sets of Olympic Rings are only allowed in the host city," he said.
In return for the $2 million, they entered into an agreement whereby the permanent sets would be used in the future as a theme park.
One part became the Bridehaven pub, and the other half was transformed into a hotel called The Pier, where three rooms were kept as permanent sets during the film crew's stay.
All four canines emerged slightly in front of their milk precursors, and both deciduous and permanent sets remained together for at least 3 more wk (i.
Deciduous dentition consists of 28 teeth: DI, 3/3; DC, 1/1; DP, 3/3, and the permanent set comprises 34 teeth: I, 3/3; C, 1/1; P,3/3; M, 1/2.
Dekker says he hopes to build more permanent sets in the coming months.
On the sprawling stage, the only two permanent sets are Jerry's apartment - blue couch in the middle, kitchen counter stage right - and the interior of Monk's Restaurant, the coffee shop where the characters hang out.
In the studio, there are just four permanent sets - The Rovers, The Kabin, Jim's Cafe and the Corner Shop.
Dubbed Projac, it features four 1,000-square-meter studios, five permanent sets depicting towns and villages, a shop for building sets and supporting facilities.

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