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sway

[swā]
(naval architecture)
Lateral movement of the center of gravity of a ship.

sway

In thatched roof construction, one of the small willow or hazelwood rods laid at right angles to the thatching to hold it down.
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Sway Deodorant Kits are available in five scents, with a sensitive skin option for each, and they are the only kits on the market that include a dusting powder to neutralize odor and absorb moisture for a baby-powder-fresh feeling without the talc.
ICC's for all reported variables were deemed large (ICC > 0.70), except for anterior-posterior sway velocity on the dominant leg which was classified as moderate (ICC = 0.60).
Lobo da Costa and associates (1) compared the balance of non-professional dancers when barefoot and in single-leg poses en demi-pointe--attitude devant, attitude derriere, and attitude a la seconde--and observed less postural sway in barefoot, with the most body sway in the attitude derriere position.
The step width (cm), speed (cm/second), and the end sway (degree/ second) were assessed (Figure 2).
He's expected to consider all offers before deciding on his future but Villa hope last season's strong finish helps sway his mind towards B6.
I suspect that most of us will not be swayed by what those in high places think is best for us and we will all make up our minds based on what we judge is best for our families, our communities and, ultimately, our country.
The Hans India, an automotive news magazine, has revealed details of the 2017 Nissan Micra Sway concept vehicle.
The merger and the internalisation were approved by SWAY's shareholders at a meeting held on 17 December 2015.
A quotient of horizontal and vertical sway was calculated: the cumulative sway path in the horizontal plane (sum vector of x- and y-sway) was divided by the vertical sway (quotient of horizontal/vertical sway = [Q.sub.H/V]).
10 -- Microsoft has announced Sway, a digital storytelling app on Office 2016.
While a bevy of social influencer networks have popped up in recent years, Sway Group wins clients like Wells Fargo, Home Depot, Kimberly-Clark and CVS with more than just digital buzz--it produces results from a lucrative millennial demographic.