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ply

one of the strands twisted together to make rope, yarn, etc.

Ply

A thickness of material used for building up several layers, as in plywood and built-up roofing.

ply

[plī]
(materials)
A thin sheet of wood or other material bonded to one or more additional thin sheets, as in plywood.
(textiles)
A strand of yarn made by twisting together two or more strands.

ply

ply
One of a number of thin sheets in a layered construction, as in plywood, laminated panels, roofing felt, etc.

ply

(mathematics, data)
1. Of a node in a tree, the number of branches between that node and the root.

2. Of a tree, the maximum ply of any of its nodes.
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To construct virgin wood plies for the laminated beams, 60 pieces of Grade 2 high ring density (i.
When improved upon, plies will make your dancing soar.
The second gap former has a stratified headbox, which produces the middle and top plies comprising 55% to 60% of the total sheet weight.
This is a standard two-part carbonless snap set with both plies printed in black ink on both sides.
As a real southern icon in the Hip Hop world right now, Plies was a key addition to the performance line-up that was announced in March 2010.
An example is the way she concentrates on plies as the linking step of every movement, as Balanchine did.
0 upgrade is the first software anywhere that can create "variable laminate surface offsets," Vistagy says, which means it can automatically stagger the overlap of different plies of fabric over complex curves by a variable amount.
Engineers who work with composite materials often create parts with hundreds of plies.
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The working reinforcement includes two working crown plies of calendered inextensible metalic reinforcement elements and rubber mix, and a protective ply of metalllic reinforcements.
A second layer has a second surface area and including a second absorbent ply and a thermoplastic material ply, wherein the absorbent ply of the first layer is located on and secured to the absorbent ply of the second layer such that portions of the thermoplastic and absorbent plies extend beyond the first surface area of the first layer to form a border completely surrounding the first layer.
The system can replicate the structure of any fabric for a given ply, and multiple plies are stitched together.