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  • v. Present participle of cantilever.


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  • On the flip side of the property, Mr. Levya was able to do the exact opposite, cantilevering the building over the neighboring structure to increase the living space of the condos inside.

    A Sliver Shines Above Midtown

  • With one part of the house buried into the hillside and the other one — mostly glass, cantilevering toward the view, the contemporary design is all about details, sharp edges and quality furnishings.

    Beach House in Bundeena, Australia

  • One of their latest creations is a cantilevering rocking chair, the Ziprocker, made from walnut and cherry wood.

    The Ziprocker from Zipshape at IMM Cologne 2009

  • On Saturday, bouquets for the recently passed-away Rovers legend Ronnie Clayton rested on the statue of Walker, the hometown lad who sold his steel business in 1989 and spent slabs of the receipts – tax-free, because he had moved to Jersey – cantilevering the other three sides of Ewood Park and stockpiling a team to win the Premier League in 1995.

    Trustees desperate to find safe pair of hands for Blackburn Rovers

  • There is a dramatic semi-cantilevering porch with a trellis and a skylight running along the ridge line of the roof.

    FLWBC 2008 Wrap-Up: Day Two

  • “Heavens to Betsy,” Helga murmured, cantilevering her head out sideways over her body to survey the damage.


  • And it could in fact be splendid -- an old building atop a series of cypress - and oleander-planted terraces cantilevering down to the sea.

    Escape To The Balkans

  • Meanwhile on the West Coast, Julius Shulman (of the cantilevering L.A. house) has been exalting classic modernist California design in several big glossy volumes for Taschen.

    Arts Extra: Some Buildings Are Like Supermodels

  • Standing inside that cantilevering ice cube -- in what will be a Wolfgang Puck restaurant -- she and Halbreich were talking paint colors.

    Walker On The Wild Side

  • Despite its outward frailty—perched flamingolike on stilts and cantilevering improbably over the hillside—my house had withstood all previous onslaughts.

    Over the Edge


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