Definition of Supports
1. Noun. (plural of support) ¹
2. Verb. (third-person singular of support) ¹
¹ Source: wiktionary.com
Definition of Supports
1. support [v] - See also: support
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Supports
Literary usage of Supports
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Transactions of the American Institute of Electrical Engineers by American Institute of Electrical Engineers (1911)
"supports ON DIFFERENT LEVELS In dealing with level supports it seemed unnecessary to define sag, but in the case of supports at different levels, ..."
2. Machine Design by Charles Henry Benjamin (1906)
"A distinction must be made between cabinets or supports which are broad at the base and intended to be fastened to the foundation, and legs similar to those ..."
3. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1908)
"The supports in Chief of the Female Pelvic Viscera.—RH PARAMORE (Jour. ... The other acts from below, supports the viscera, and prevents their being ..."
4. Technique of Modern Tactics: A Study of Troop Leading Methods in the by Paul Stanley Bond, Michael Joseph McDonough (1916)
"The reserve proceeds to its camping place and the supports to their posts ... If the halt is made late in the afternoon the supports may be sent to their ..."
5. Mechanics of Materials by Mansfield Merriman (1914)
"An abbreviated method of finding the moments at the supports, ... supports ON DIFFERENT LEVELS All cases of flexure thus far considered have been for ..."
6. The Strains in Framed Structures, with Numerous Practical Applications to by Augustus Jay Du Bois (1883)
"Draw the closing line through the points A', B', vertically beneath the supports. A parallel in the force polygon gives the reactions at the end, Zo and 4Z. ..."
7. Institutes of the Christian Religion by Jean Calvin (1844)
"CHAPTER X. THE RIGHT USE OF THE PRESENT LIFE AND ITS supports. ... For if we must live, we must also use the necessary supports of life; nor can we avoid ..."
8. Mechanics of Materials by Mansfield Merriman (1905)
"BEAMS OVERHANGING BOTH supports When a beam overhangs both supports, the moments for sections beyond the supports are negative, and in general between the ..."