Definition of Rigids
1. rigid [n] - See also: rigid
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rigids
Literary usage of Rigids
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Elements of Dynamic: An Introduction to the Study of Motion and Rest in by William Kingdon Clifford (1887)
"The simplest motions are translations, with no change of aspect or shape ; then motion of rigids, with no change of shape; then strains or changes of shape. ..."
2. Zeppelins and Super-Zeppelins by R. P. Hearne (1916)
"Ten years ago it became an almost settled affair that Germany should build rigid-ships, France semi-rigids, and Britain non-rigids ; and with little ..."
3. Our Air Force: The Keystone of National Defense by William Mitchell (1921)
"The semi-rigids, of course, are very much easier to build than the rigids, and correspondingly cheap. In fact, these can be built in Europe for from two to ..."