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Word: strut

Definition: pompous walk; V: walk in a self-important manner

Sentences Containing 'strut'

A third similar engine was mounted on a strut along the centerline above the wing, but removed after the first test in April 1932.
Each of 77 cars also came with limited edition numbered plaque mounted ahead of the gear shift. Instead using the Super Strut Suspension as found in the production cars, the actual ST205 rally cars for WRC came with standard strut suspension as they found the wear rates too high from the rigors of rallying.
His most recent album, "Afro Strut", was released in 2006.
Hoffman wrote that "it's a wonder Martin Gore doesn't get a writing credit" in the song, "against a martial strut and agitated double-time group vocals."
Influenced strongly by Toyota Team Europe, Toyota's factory team in the World Rally Championship, the final version of the GT-Four included improvements such as an all aluminum hood to save weight, four-channel ABS (optional for the Japanese market), an improved (enthusiast dubbed) CT20B twin entry/turbocharger, and "Super Strut Suspension".
It had a MacPherson strut front suspension with a solid axle/coil spring setup at the rear.
It was a high-wing, strut-braced monoplane of conventional configuration with a fully enclosed cabin and fixed, tailskid undercarriage.
Its design was typical of this class of aircraft, a "keel" with a pilot's seat suspended beneath a high, strut-braced monoplane wing, and carrying a conventional empennage at the end of an open framework.
Like the Cessna 150, the 606's wings are strut-braced, but where the 150 uses a single strut, the FP-606 incorporates a "V" strut with "N" jury struts.
MacPherson strut equipped vehicles usually have a negative scrub radius.
Many small, front-wheel drive vehicles feature a MacPherson strut front suspension and trailing-arm rear axle.
Notable external features are the axle base of and the three-dimensional strut frame that tapers downwards to a point.
On a MacPherson strut, the top pivot point is the strut bearing, and the bottom point is the lower ball joint.
Powered by a single Isotta-Fraschini engine strut mounted between the two wings and driving a pusher propeller.
Rockets were attached to each outboard strut of a biplane fighter aircraft and fired through steel tubes using an electrical trigger.
The aircraft was equipped with an enclosed cockpit and single-strut landing gear.
The Coyote is a high-wing strut-braced monoplane first flown in early 1991 and sold as kit for home building without an engine.
The Flying K Sky Raider is a family of American, high wing, strut-braced, single engine, conventional landing gear ultralight aircraft that was designed by Ken Schrader and produced by Flying K Enterprises and later Sky Raider LLC of Caldwell, Idaho for amateur construction.
The leading edge box consists of a spar and fibreglass leading edge, supplemented by an alloy rear strut.
The main improvements over the original Drifter include strut-braced wings with jury struts, flaps, streamlined baggage area, optional enclosed cockpit, wheel pants and brakes.
The Moyes Dragonfly is an Australian two-seats-in-tandem, high-wing, strut-braced, open cockpit, conventional landing gear-equipped ultralight aircraft. The aircraft has been in production since 1990 and was designed as a special-purpose tug for hang gliders and ultralight sailplanes.
The suspension was very classic, and included the usual type MacPherson strut front suspension with coil springs while the rear was interconnected wheels with torsion beam and torsion bars.
The wing is supported by a V-strut and jury struts.
This is the case on a MacPherson strut which has the camber adjustment at the steering knuckle.
Use of the linkage at the lower suspension connection of either a McPherson strut or a short long arms suspension readily gives an effective virtual ball joint outboard of the spindle, which is very useful for a suspension designer, allowing negative scrub radius whilst allowing the ball joints to move in and thus out of the way of the brakes.

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