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Sinkage

 

the blank space left at the top of the first page of a publication. It is usually one-quarter of the height of the page.

recess

1. Any shallow depression in a surface.
2. A shallow depression in a floor; a sinkage.
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Furthermore, in [15], the equation proposed in [14] were used along with additional modifications to propose an enhanced tire-soil interaction model, capable of accurately predicting the traction, the slip sinkage and the multipass effect.
The sinkage-log (stress) diagram was drawn in the sinkage range of 0-10 mm to determine pre-compaction stress.
Moreover, the first three loadings caused critical soil sinkage and the amount of soil sinkage owing to the first three loadings was about 89% and 82% of the total soil sinkage based on the FEM analysis and laboratory test results, respectively.
to reduce the amount of grave sinkage subsequent to the interment.
Because the dam is jointly maintained by the DCR and the Massachusetts Water Resources Authority (MWRA), both organizations are looking to solve the sinkage problem and get under way with PCB eradication.
There is also a detailed description of waterjet propulsion, as well as the effect of water depth on wash, resistance, sinkage, and trim.
American's" overladen agenda -- touching on middle-class financial sinkage, medical-science options for childless couples and myriad other up-to-the-moment issues -- feels at once underdeveloped and demographically overspecific.
Kansai has been in the news in recent months as it has suffered problems with land sinkage and a reduction in traffic as both domestic and international carriers revise their schedules.
Sinkage is apparently worst around the centre of the island where key airport facilities are housed, according to The Associated Press.
A wreath with faded artificial flowers and a figure of the Sacred Heart in the middle is at the head of the grave, which is showing signs of sinkage.
Since it will have no pilings and will be connected to the foundation by nothing other than gravity - which initially mystified the Kauai building permit officials who approved the project - the structure's tolerance for sinkage is said to be a mere eighth of an inch.