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  • n. Plural form of buckling.


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  • Nepomuk, the puffpuff and pompom of Powther and Pall, the great belt, band and bucklings of the Martyrology of Gorman.

    Finnegans Wake

  • They checked their bowstrings and their quivers, and made certain that the bucklings on their armor held secure.

    The Kinslayer Wars

  • How can little bucklings at sections and strips of metal sheets be straightened?

    1. Aims and Contents of Practical Vocational Training in the Techniques of Straightening

  • The Handbook describes various techniques for straightening bendings, bucklings, distortions, dents and corrugations in metal sheets, pipes and sections.

    Chapter 2

  • How can smaller bucklings at sections and metal sheet strips be straightened?

    4. Techniques of Straightening

  • Bendings and bucklings at short sections and narrow strips of metal sheets are evened out by simple fastening of the vice jaws.

    4. Techniques of Straightening

  • Apleon had provided himself with these, and no one probably, save George Bullen, noticed of what the bucklings consisted.

    The Mark of the Beast

  • The intruder was not yet in sight, because the front of White Face, though apparently a sheer and awful precipice when viewed from the valley, was in fact wrinkled with gullies and buttresses and bucklings of the tortured strata.

    Kings in Exile

  • However if the case is somehow related to buckling and bifurcation analysis, it is most probabely a GN case because bucklings (and snap-throughs) happen in small displacements and deal with membrane or axial loads.

    iMechanica - Comments

  • The main chains were to be sixteen in number, with a deflection of 37 feet, each composed of thirty-six bars of half-inch-square iron, so placed as to give a square of six on each side, making the whole chain about four inches in diameter, welded together for their whole length, secured by bucklings, and braced round with iron wire; while the ends of these great chains were to be secured by a mass of masonry built over stone arches between each end of the supporting piers and the adjoining shore.

    The Life of Thomas Telford


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