gusset : Definition, Usages, News and More

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  • n  a piece of chain mail covering a place unprotected by armor plate
  • n  a metal plate used to strengthen a joist
  • n  a piece of material used to strengthen or enlarge a garment

  • Of course I was on the side of Federer, especially since his opponent had a peculiar habit of bending forward before every point and tugging from behind at the gusset of his shorts.
  • For no amount of patching, mending or letting out, trimming, tacking or tucking, no gusset, gore, or gather could make last year's dress into this fall's Dior mode.
  • This he does, strangely enough, to the satisfaction of everybody, including Mexican cinemagoers, who were fit to bust a gusset last week at the clowning of the sub-Rio Grande .
News & Articles

  • Wilier Cento1Air – Italian company's first aero road bike
    Wilier have announced the Cento1Air, the Italian firm's first full aero road bike. It draws on the Twin Blade TT frame and features low rear stays, an aero seatpost and clamp, and Kamm tail-style tube profiles (airfoil with flat rear surface), as well as an elongated gusset behind the head tube to help streamline the airflow. The Cento1Air is similar to the flagship Wilier Cento1SR in terms of ...
    July 2, 2013 - BikeRadar

  • Jeremy Paxman in Channel 4 News
    In a leaked email to M&S chief executive Sir Stuart Rose, Paxman wrote: "There's no other way to put this. [M&S] pants no longer provide adequate support. When I've discussed this with friends and acquaintances it has revealed widespread gusset...
  • Steve Murphy in Worthington Daily Globe
    MnDOT has been taking an extra close look at these gusset plates on a lot of different kind of bridges across the state,Murphy said. "It doesn't surprise me they're finding problems. But if they have to close a few bridges to keep people...
  • Jim Oberstar in Minneapolis Star Tribune
    If the board does its job, it will cite corrosion, metal fatigue, under-design of the gusset, failure to conduct periodic, effective inspection of and maintenance of the bridge structure itself,Oberstar said. "A combination of those...

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