saturated surface

saturated surface

[′sach·ə‚rād·əd ′sər·fəs]
(building construction)
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Better to ensure a potentially saturated surface that could ruin the game as a spectacle, ball being spilled left, right and centre, and leave many fans at risk of a soaking if there is indeed a swirling wind in the stadium mixed with the predicted rain.
The average values of physical tests on aggregate, such as apparent specific gravity is 2.698, bulk oven dry specific gravity is 2.657, bulk saturated surface dry specific gravity is 2.673, water absorption is 0.531%, porosity is 0.74%, bulk unit weight is 1.56 gm/cc, clay lumps and friable particles is 0.47%, soundness is 2.14%, Los Angeles abrasion value is 23.85% and Impact value is 14.66%, and are under the specific limits of the ASTM.
But as Scott Williams dived for the corner early hoping to slide in on the saturated surface, across came former Osprey Sam Underhill to make the tackle of his life, forcing Williams' legs into touch.
But as Scott Williams dived for the corner early hoping to slide in on the saturated surface, across came Sam Underhill to make the tackle of his life, forcing Williams' legs into touch.
Sixteen years ago, current Scarlets back coach Stephen Jones produced a stunning man-of-thematch performance as Llanelli defied the odds and a saturated surface - the match had been postponed from the day before - to claim a memorable quarterfinal victory at The Rec.
The results of fineness modulus, specific gravity (Pycnometer determined), saturated surface dry (SSD) density and water absorption of river sand and discarded foundry sand are presented in Table 2 along with its chemical composition.
On a saturated surface, Cesar Azpilicueta took an early boot in the face from Fraizer Campbelland the lively Wilf Zaha fizzed a shot narrowly wide.
The former Wasp displayed his full-range of kicking skills, and in particular posed problems with some neat chips which skidded off the saturated surface.
The former Wasp displayed his fullrange of kicking skills, and in particular posed problems with some neat chips which skidded off the saturated surface.
The saturated surface that proved the downfall of several players early on cost Bayern dear as David Alaba slipped to allow Tomas Rosicky to touch on Santi Cazorla's cross field pass and find Theo Walcott in space down the right of the box.
On a saturated surface, Bangor totally dominated the first half with Booth always a big threat on the left flank.