understructure love


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  • n. The supporting structure underneath something, such as a vehicle or bridge.

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  • n. lowest support of a structure


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under- +‎ structure


  • Those were largely made with plastic and an understructure made of chicken wire and wood covered with polyethylene.

    Marina Cashdan: Lynda Benglis, Shape Shifter and Influencer

  • The situation seemed safe, so I moved near one of the larger holes in the understructure and let him run ahead on the lead.

    Born to Bark

  • Few paved stretches remained, but the tightly compacted understructure still provided a better surface than the rough soil of the fields to either side.

    PodCastle » 2010 » February

  • Also, I try to indicate that when the sun is backlighting it, you can see the understructure of the blimp.

    Finished shading concept for the Zepplin

  • In one image, we see only a close-up of the honeycombed understructure of MIT's Simmons Hall.

    Fashion, Fa

  • He has an intuitive feel for the understructure of society, of the desires and contradictions on which it rests.

    Abou Farman: Sub-prime Dream

  • He held that it was as impossible for a painter to try to repaint a head where the understructure was wrong, as for a sculptor to remodel the features of a head that has not been understood in the mass.

    Sargent's Repainting

  • He never attempted to repaint one eye or to raise or lower it, for he held that the construction of a head prepared the place for the eye, and if it was wrongly placed, the understructure was wrong, and he ruthlessly scraped and repainted the head from the beginning.

    Sargent's Repainting

  • These, like the ELT, can be planted in a random pattern, allowing the understructure to disappear, or to made patterns using the grid modules as bitmaps see below.

    Living Wall Systems | Impact Lab

  • It may help to think of our political establishment as an outer veneer, covering an understructure that is unseen and not acknowledged, leading most to assume there is nothing beyond the visible veneer.

    Why Truthers Need to Vote for Obama


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