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wishbone

the V-shaped bone above the breastbone in most birds consisting of the fused clavicles; furcula
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Meanwhile, the two large 'wishbone' components that will form the central arch are now assembled and sitting on the towers beside the bridge piers, where the construction team is continuing the final fit-out of stairs and handrails.
It is a wishbone-shaped piece of metal, with the base of the wishbone fitting over the end of the striker rod and the wide ends of the wishbone riding in slots machined at 3 and 9 o'clock in the sides of the bolt head.
It's a holiday tradition for two people to play tug-of-war with a turkey's wishbone. The one who snaps off the bigger piece gets to make a wish.
Wishbones for Pets is a community based program hosted by the Professional Pet Sitters of Minnesota with the help of local businesses to support homeless rescue animals.
I guess I'm out numbered." Paula passed around a shoebox filled with wishbones. "One person from each family selects a color."
Currently in the windsurfing domain, technological research is mostly concentrated on the evolution of the sails and board; it has been only recently that manufacturers have become interested in wishbones, that have now become thinner and lighter than in years past.
Not surprisingly, the Azera is built on a stretched Sonata platform, and says Krafcik, "the hard points are similar to keep manufacturing costs down." The suspension--double wishbones and coil springs up front, a multi-link design in rear--also comes from the Sonata.
The FR200 will have a 304bhp uprated version of the 2.0 litre turbocharged engine from the Focus RS, a huge rear wing for extra downforce, carbon fibre panels, front double wishbones, three-way adjustable dampers, a 0-60 time of less than five seconds and a likely top speed of 160 mph.
The critical high-stress components include rear axle wishbones and transmission mountings for the high-performance A4 models, the Audi A8 and the new high-end Concept Dl.
New product developments comprise high-stress components such as rear axle wishbones and transmission mountings for models such as the A4, A8 and the D1, Audi's new high-end model.
"It's like a necklace of turkey wishbones," she said.