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rigid frame

(in iron, steel, and reinforced-concrete construction) a bent having absolutely rigid connections at the knees.
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rigid-frame, adjective Unabridged
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Examples for rigid frame
  • The structure acted as a rigid frame, with its upright end posts extended below the truss to form the supports.
  • The cut-and-cover tunnel is usually designed as a rigid frame box structure.
  • For those needing transportation for a rigid frame wheelchair, or a motorized wheelchair, inquire of providers below.
  • It is permissible to use cable ties to tie wires to existing wire runs on rigid frame members.
  • Arch skewbacks and construction joints at the top of vertical abutment members or rigid frame piers.
  • The edges of the sign face are enclosed by a rigid frame to form a cabinet.
  • Also, it was the first with rigid frame towers that had no diagonal cross bracing.
  • The new material, a rigid frame composed of metal sulfides, has a negative charge.

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