pile weight

carpet face weight

The weight of carpet pile; in the US usually expressed in ounces per square yard of pile.
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where pile ultimate axial bearing capacity, [Q.sub.lim], derived from pile load test results, is divided by the pile weight, W.
When she came back from a US boot camp three years ago, having lost 14stones, she started to pile weight back on almost immediately.
Treats between meals tend to have heaps of calories crammed into small mouthfuls and will ensure you pile weight on around your middle and thighs - a dead giveaway of your true age.
Zellweger has agreed to pile weight back on for the part of the thirtysomething singleton, it will not be as much as the 20 pounds she gained last time.
3 Snack with care Treats between meals tend to have heaps of calories crammed into small mouthfuls and will ensure you pile weight on around your middle and thighs - a dead giveaway of your true age.
When we met on New Year's Eve 1994 Simon was 17 stone, but as he continued to pile weight on I grew more concerned.