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stud

1
1. a large-headed nail or other projection protruding from a surface, usually as decoration
2. a headless bolt that is threaded at both ends, the centre portion being unthreaded
3. any short projection on a machine, such as the metal cylinder that forms a journal for the gears on a screw-cutting lathe
4. the crossbar in the centre of a link of a heavy chain

stud

2
1. a group of pedigree animals, esp horses, kept for breeding purposes
2. any male animal kept principally for breeding purposes, esp a stallion
3. a farm or stable where a stud is kept
4. the state or condition of being kept for breeding purposes
Collins Discovery Encyclopedia, 1st edition © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

Stud

One of a series of upright posts or vertical structural members that act as the supporting elements in a wall or partition.
Illustrated Dictionary of Architecture Copyright © 2012, 2002, 1998 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved

stud

[stəd]
(building construction)
One of the vertical members in the walls of a framed building to which wallboards, lathing, or paneling is nailed or fastened.
(design engineering)
A rivet, boss, or nail with a large, ornamental head.
A short rod or bolt threaded at both ends without a head.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

stud

stud, 2
stud, 1
1. An upright post or support, esp. one of a series of vertical structural members which act as the supporting elements in a wall or partition.
2. A cylindrical rod of moderate length, threaded on one or both ends or throughout its entire length.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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The JCa had some years back formed a three-member committee for scrutiny and authenticity of Pakistan Stud Book record of thoroughbreds for ratification and approval and Lahore was fixed the venue of its meeting.
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"This is the biggest honour we have ever had," said stud owner David Brace, 63, who is president of the Dunraven Group of companies and whose horses have had considerable racing success.
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He invited farmers to register stud bulls for the Summer Sale and to make sure they attend the auction in order to invest in good genetic material.
Application: Arnold Wragg says the technology is suited to a wind turbine blade that has 60 retaining studs- 180 studs per generator for the blades alone.
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