cantilever cantilever

Definition(s):

  1. (n) projecting horizontal beam fixed at one end only
  2. (v) project as a cantilever
  3. (v) construct with girders and beams such that only one end is fixed

Usage(s):

  1. The cantilever is coated on one side with a chemical that specifically binds a target molecule say, a cancer-related protein or a plastic explosive.
  2. The cantilever is coated on one side with a chemical that specifically binds a target molecule--say, a cancer-related protein or a plastic explosive.
  3. From Yerba Buena to Oakland for two and a half miles stretch one huge cantilever bridge, five smaller spans, then a long trestle.

News

  1. Hitachi High-Tech Unveils Redesigned DMS7100 with Built-in Camera

    The redesigned Hitachi High-Tech DMS7100 with built in Camera allows you to see your sample while it is undergoing dynamic mechanical testing in any of 7 geometries (single cantilever, dual cantilever, tension, compression, shear, film shear, and 3 point bending). The DMS7100 is easy to load and has easy to use software. The DMS7100 does not require air or gas for use. The optional temperature ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: ThomasNet

  2. You And A Mallet Turn This Cube Into A Chair

    Part chair, part sculpture, part bodybuilder test. Mies van der Rohe famously remarked that a skyscraper was almost easier to design than a good chair. Mies, of course, was speaking from first-hand experience. The master produced several of the century’s most recognizable chair designs, including the Barcelona and his own take on the cantilever chair. These were thoughtfully crafted objects that ...
    on June 6, 2013     Source: Fast Company Magazine

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Quotes

  1. "We have accepted the report in total. The unfortunate incident took place due to design deficiency and material deficiency. The cantilever design was not adequately taken care of, and provision of steel at different points were not adequate,"...
    on Jul 28, 2009 By: E Sreedharan Source: UTVi

  2. "Nature cantilevered those boulders out over the fall," Wright told Kaufman. "And I can cantilever the house over the boulders."
    on Nov 18, 2008 By: Frank Lloyd Wright Source: Houston Chronicle

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