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- n. The fore-and-aft spar extending from stem to stern on a lifeboat and serving as a raised spreader for a boat cover. (FM 55-501).
- n. A strong bar placed across a hatch opening to hold hatch boards or hatch covers. (FM 55-501).
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Internal DOT e-mails obtained by the Star-News through a public records request revealed that a temporary brace called a strongback, which connected the girder to the next section of the bridge, failed, causing other temporary holders between the beams to break and the girder to tumble.
Though no official explanation of the incident has been given, internal DOT e-mails revealed that a temporary brace called a "strongback," which connected the girder to the next section of the bridge, failed, causing other temporary holders between the beams to break and the girder to tumble.
Menbeca looked at the strongback that actually afraid such face.
The strongback, the gantry holding the rocket in place, folds down and away.
We then attached the cannon to a metal bed or strongback with webbing.
Right now there is some communication issue, possibly caused by the strongback, or tower-like structure that lifts the rocket into vertical position.
This task necessitates a great deal of labor and love, including building the strongback, stripping ...
The e-mails indicate the strongback might have been weakened when welding was used on couplers joining the lengths of steel rod that held the device together.
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