Sentence Examples


  • If one end is sharply pressed in, a compression can be seen running along the spring.
  • Transmitted onwards following the compression which has already gone out.
  • The compression members are of timber, except the struts and bottom chord panels next the river piers, which are of steel.
  • The concrete not only affords much of the strength to resist compression, but effectively protects the steel from corrosion.
  • For compression members the shearing area of rivets in butt-joints was made half the useful section of plate in compression.