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splay out

to spread out; to extend out at an angle. His feet splayed out so much that it was hard to see how he could stand up. The legs of the table splayed out and gave it sturdy support.
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The change in resin condition from properly dried to improperly dried had a significant effect on the black streaks and splay for all color samples.
Last year, plagued with splay problems on the bumpers, Ford performed design of experiments (DOE) analyses to identify the cause and find a solution.
Start at the lowest controllable pressure, then increase in small increments until bubbles, splay, and cushion variation are eliminated.
And from these flat decollements sprang up a system of smaller, vertical faults called splays that reach for the surface like tree branches.
The eight zones occur within the main Santa Cruz vein and related sub-parallel vein splays, over a 3000 m strike length and are from northwest to southeast as follows:
The women wear "hoop shorts" which splay out at the hem into a stiff, wire circle.
Maybe there's some splays (sister arms off the main faults) we're not seeing on the surface because they're covered.
Contract notice: rural swathe cutting and visibility splays.
Slow-motion video shows that such a blow temporarily flattens the bottom fly, which splays out his legs, Kravitz reports.
The Ahafo Shear and its associated splays are proving to be one of the better endowed gold structures in West Africa.
These cross structures are inferred to be splays off of the main break and may represent similar fault/shear systems that are associated with gold mineralization such as the Golconda (409,100 t grading 5.
Veining parallels the regional fracture direction, as well as splays off the Pipestone-Cameron Lake-Manitou fault system, which transgresses the Archean complex of mineralized multi-phase intrusives and volcanic rocks.
It is associated with secondary fault splays from the main SWFZ and chlorite-ankerite alteration with an anomalous gold value.
Libeskind's world splays, shears, bends, hovers, flies, opens up and represent.
A series of splays and parallel structures identified to the north and east of the Deformation Zone host the Perrin, Rand and Rand Spur areas and offer potential for other discoveries along this trend.