Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Tending to grow or form along a vertical axis.
  • adj. Of or relating to a bridge deck consisting of steel plates supported by ribs underneath.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. growing vertically, either upwards or downwards
  • adj. adjective for orthotropics, e.g., "An orthotropic appliance is one used in orthotropic (facial growth guidance) treatment."

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Having the longer axis vertical; -- said of erect stems.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In botany, of or pertaining to or exhibiting orthotropism; growing vertically.

Etymologies

ortho- + -tropic (Wiktionary)

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  • Important steps are non-linear, strong orthotropic Finite Element Analysis and crash simulation.

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  • For example, is the material isotropic or orthotropic?

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  • Anyone knows the equations for solving orthotropic plates by Navier method.

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  • Navier equations for orthotropic plates (analytical solution)

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  • The trace elements supplied are iron, copper, zinc, manganese, boron; Ind molybdenum, which have been listed above: Sterameal has a main shoot and two lateral orthotropic shoots.

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  • TALAT Lecture 2301 Design of Members Shear Force Example 6.7: Shear force resistance of orthotropic plate.

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  • Vehicular bridge CÇu cho xe ch¹y Vehicular gap Qu·ng trèng gi÷a hai xe Vehicular load on ribs of orthotropic T¶i träng xe trªn s­ên cña mÆt cÇu thÐp steel decks trùc h­íng 146 of 157

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  • Erection load T¶i träng xe « t« vËn t¶i Truck loading, Truck load Vehicular load on ribs of orthotropic steel T¶i träng xe trªn s­ên cña mÆt cÇu thÐp trùc h­íng decks T¾c èng n­íc, nót bÞt èng Water stop T¾c nghÏn ho¹t ®éng trªn tuyÕn Operational bottlenecks on the line T¾c te Igniter T¹o ra øng suÊt cùc ®¹i trong cÊu kiÖn Produce the maximum stress in the member Ta r«

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