Definition of Bents

1. Noun. (plural of bent) ¹



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Definition of Bents

1. bent [n] - See also: bent

Lexicographical Neighbors of Bents

bentier
bentiest
benting time
benting times
bentiromide
bentiromide test
bento
bento box
bentonite
bentonite flocculation test
bentonites
bentonitic
bentorite
bentorites
bentos
bents (current term)
bentsh
bentshed
bentsher
bentshes
bentshing
bentwood
bentwoods
benty
benumb
benumbed
benumbedness
benumbing
benumbingly
benumbment

Literary usage of Bents

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Design of Steel Mill Buildings and the Calculation of Stresses in Framed by Milo Smith Ketchum (1921)
"TRANSVERSE bents.—The proper cross-section for a mill building will depend upon the use to which the finished structure is to be put. ..."

2. Structural Engineers' Handbook: Data for the Design and Construction of by Milo Smith Ketchum (1918)
"The framework of a steel frame mill building consists of a scries of transverse bents, which carry the purlins on the tops of the trusses, and girts on the ..."

3. The Design of Mine Structures by Milo Smith Ketchum (1912)
"Column (/), 4 angles and i plate, and column (</), 4 angles laced are commonly used for transverse bents. The best corner column is a single angle as shown ..."

4. The Catskill Water Supply of New York City: History, Location, Sub-surface by Lazarus White (1913)
"For a stretch of 75 feet improvised bents of wood and steel were used. These bents were composed of a 12-foot cap of two 10-inch channels clamped to a 8"x8" ..."

5. Railroad Construction: : Theory and Practice : a Text-book for the Use of by Walter Loring Webb (1917)
"Trestles consist of two parts—the supports called "bents," and the stringers ... Pile bents. A pile bent consists generally of four piles driven into the ..."

6. A Treatise on Wooden Trestle Bridges According to the Present Practice on by Wolcott Cronk Foster (1904)
"FRAMED bents. FRAMED bents are built upon a foundation of some kind, the object of which is to raise the sill from the ground and thus lengthen its ..."

7. The Theory and Practice of Modern Framed Structures, Designed for the Use of by John Butler Johnson, Charles Walter Bryan, Frederick Eugene Turneaure, William Spaulding Kinne (1910)
"ELEVATED RAILROAD bents 28l is transmitted through the track to the road-bed ... Elevated Railroad bents.—Transversely, an elevated railroad bent is similar ..."

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