The angle of a bastion included between the face and flank. See Illust. of Bastion.
paule bien inclinée
The section of a bottle between the neck (finish) and the main body.
The unbroken portion of the wave next to the white water
The joint, or the region of the joint, by which the fore limb is connected with the body or with the shoulder girdle; the projection formed by the bones and muscles about that joint.
The flesh and muscles connected with the shoulder joint; the upper part of the back; that part of the human frame on which it is most easy to carry a heavy burden; -- often used in the plural.
The upper joint of the fore leg and adjacent parts of an animal, dressed for market; as, a shoulder of mutton.
To take upon the shoulder or shoulders; as, to shoulder a basket; hence, to assume the burden or responsibility of; as, to shoulder blame; to shoulder a debt.
The area of the tread that meets the sidewall. Its design influences cornering chararcteristics on road tyres and affects grip on off road tyres.
The edge of the key that touches the face of the lock to define how far the key is inserted into the lock.
narrow edge of land (usually unpaved) along the side of a road
Outer edges of tire tread.
The part of the carriageway outside the traffic lanes.
The side of the roadway, outside any of the designated lanes. May be paved, gravel, grass or other surfaces.
a stabilized level area adjacent and parallel to the roadway that provides a recovery space for an errant vehicle or a safe space for a disabled vehicle.
The portion of the roadway contiguous with the traveled way for accommodation of stopped vehicles, for emergency use and for lateral support of sub-base, base and surface courses. In rural areas, this portion may also be used for bicycle and pedestrian travel.
The surface area of a fastener which contacts the top surface of the sheet material. See: positive stop.
n: 1. the flat portion machined on the base of the bit shank that meets the shoulder of the drill collar and serves to form a pressure-tight seal between the bit and the drill collar. 2. the portion of the box end or the pin end of a tool joint; the two shoulders meet when the tool joint is connected and form a pressure-tight seal.
A shoulder is an enlarged portion of the body of a threaded fastener or shank of an unthreaded fastener.
The part of the ring that extends from the shank to the center of the setting.
An abrupt projection which forms an abutment on an object, or limits motion, etc., as the projection around a tenon at the end of a piece of timber, the part of the top of a type which projects beyond the base of the raised character, etc.
The part of a board around a tenon, perpendicular to the face of the board. See Tenon.
The projections at the root of a spoke tenon, preventing the tenon from being driven any further down the nave (q.v.)
the area of the void created when the waste around a tenon has been cut away
Where wing and body meet. May bear epaulette. Contains long flight feathers. Usually closed when the bird is at rest, open in flight. Tail display occurs in courtship behavior in some species.
The shoulder of a bird is the area at which the wing joins the body, and is also the "top" of the wing when folded.
The shoulder refers to the relatively short feathers overlying the median secondary coverts on the top of the wing. They are located near the back and can be seen as the “first row” of feathers on the bird's wing. They are also called marginal coverts and lesser secondary coverts.
Feathers overlying bases of median secondary coverts. Synonym(s): lesser secondary coverts, marginal coverts.
Curved area between the head and wall.
The upper, diminishing-gradient portion of a film characteristic curve, which represents the region of overexposure.
The curved stroke of the h, m and n.
curved stroke aiming downward from a stem (, , )
guard That part of segmental body armour that covers the wearer's shoulder. See also the section on the technical terminology of segmental body armour.
The outside section of the pavement which is generally not trafficked.
End section of the mantelpiece that drops down to the outside return.
The flatter section of wall extending out from the breaking curl.
The part of an envelope where the side flaps crease with the top flap.
Distance between flap score line and start of flap taper.
Top of the side flaps on a wallet. A critical design aspect for most automated inserting machines.
The top edge of the side flaps at the envelope opening.
Ship's flare at forward area of ship.
The area where the head of the cigar meets the barrel.
Area of the hot glass where the jack line is scored.
The area of a cigar where the cap meets the body. If you cut into the shoulder, the cigar will begin to unravel.
Unsharpened area of a sword blade up to six inches between the qullion and the sharpened part of the blade
The part of the blade body directly behind each tooth which provides support for the tooth.
lower corner of the blade portion of a point where it joins the stem
on a saw blade, the area of the tooth immediately in back of the cutting edge. The design of the shoulder interacts with the shape of the gullet to ensure efficient chip disposal, tooth rigidity, and quiet operation.
Fig.: That which supports or sustains; support.
reinforcement structure in the cockpit to support the attachment of outriggers
In letterpress type, the level of metal upon which the relief letter sits on a piece of type. The shoulder provides support in letterpress printing for kerns that project from adjacent pieces.
To push or thrust with the shoulder; to push with violence; to jostle.
To push with the shoulder; to make one's way, as through a crowd, by using the shoulders; to move swaying the shoulders from side to side.
push with the shoulders; "He shouldered his way into the crowd"
The upper part of the vessel between the maximum diameter and the mouth
a flat surface perpendicular to the axis, adjacent to a smaller diameter, or any similar feature where the part changes diameters
a point at which the diameter of the workpiece changes with no taper from one diameter to the other