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welt

[welt]
(building construction)
In sheet-metal roofing, a seam consisting of two joined sheets of metal whose edges have been folded over each other and fastened down flat.
A strip of wood fastened over a flush seam or joint for added strength.
(engineering)
A strip that has been fastened to the edges of plates that form a butt joint in a steam boiler.

Welt

A seam in flat metal roof coverings where the edges are folded and dressed down; also called single and double welts, depending on the number of folds.

welt

1. In sheet-metal roofing, a seam which joins two sheets; formed by folding over the edges of the sheets, engaging the folded portions and then dressing them down flat.
2. A strip of wood fastened over a flush seam or joint, or an angle, to strengthen it.
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Welts may also be bucking the trend in the corporate boardroom where the LGBT subject can be taboo.
'Four years ago, I think the conventional wisdom in our building here in Oakland was that, yes, we should attach a city name to the team, that it would become a more global franchise,' Welts described.
Work in Selvedged Welts patt (see Stitch Guide) for 100 (114, 128, 142, 156, 170) rows, ending with a RS row.
More broadly, though, Welts says that damage done to the NBA business by the lockout (and that suffered by other sports during their own labor difficulties) should start leagues and manufacturers thinking about new business models.
Their first step was to show that the size of the welt produced by a sting was proportional to the amount of venom injected into the wound.
Their finding suggests a possible strategy for controlling the northward advance of the ant, whose renowned stings raise pusforming welts, notes Sanford Porter of the U.S.
Their skin is so sensitive that even a mother's loving touch can raise fluid-filled welts. Children with the most severe form of this rare genetic disorder sometimes even lose fingers and toes to the thick scar tissue that forms as the blisters heal.
The eighth man quit the study because he developed welts at the injection sites.
Some call it the "Aleppo button", a welt caused by leishmaniasis, an illness that is sweeping the Syrian city.