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  • n. Plural form of stiffness.


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  • The seat mast has an elastomer in one of three stiffnesses, and up to 3cm of spacers can be slipped on under it to maximize seat height once the seat mast has been cut to length.

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  • They can be built with different stiffnesses so that the voltages required to raise or lower them are different.

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  • I knelt, groaning slightly as my back unkinked; sleeping on the ground exaggerated all the normal small morning stiffnesses.

    Drums of Autumn

  • I smelled the sweat rank on me, heard breath and pulse rattle, felt the separate stiffnesses and aches in a body no longer young.


  • And I felt very sorry for Carette, and did not wonder so much now at the little stiffnesses of manner I had noticed in her the last time we met.

    Carette of Sark

  • The youthful works of genius are generally the best, their very crudities and stiffnesses adorable.

    The Altar Fire

  • And the muslins and blue ribbons will be wonderful filmy creations, as different from the Early Victorian stiffnesses as anything you can possibly imagine.

    Betty Trevor

  • By moving the appropriate sliders, one can adjust the damping in each mode and adjust the associated story mass and stiffnesses.

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  • By adjusting the sliders, one can alter the contribution of each mode to the overall motion, set the phase lag for each mode (e.g., to match initial conditions), and adjust the associated story mass and stiffnesses.

    Softpedia - Windows - All

  • Based on this technology, Ondufil spring washers offer a solution for new requirements including ever smaller dimensions, ever higher deflections in elastic deformation and increasingly varied stiffnesses.

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