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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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In composite manufacturing tack is usually defined as the ability of two prepreg plies to adhere to each other [13].
Examples include cumulative measurements across a ply and lap/gap density over multiple plies.
To the best of our knowledge, there are no studies in the literature that specifically analyze the plie and identify criteria considered essential for its proper execution.
Each of the 15 laminated beams of Composition C had the outermost top and bottom plies made of high ring density virgin southern pine wood and two core plies made of low acoustic velocity decommissioned penta-treated utility pole wood.
In her class, Steinberg continuously vocalizes plies.
Another influence comes from ballet, as I combine the plies and tendus, etc.
For most towel and tissue grades, softness, absorbency, and bulk are developed in the sheet by creping after the sheet is dried on a Yankee dryer, sometimes followed by further off-machine embossing and combining of several plies.
Once the requirements for the zones have been defined, plies can be automatically generated.
This is a standard two-part carbonless snap set with both plies printed in black ink on both sides.
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.
Although some board machines have used gap former technology for the top ply of the board, the first board machine to use gap formers for both the top and bottom plies was the Republic Paperboard gypsum board machine in Lawton, Oklahoma, USA.