flat strap

flat strap

1. adjective (sometimes hyphenated) Very busy; preoccupied with many different things at once. Primarily heard in Australia. Sorry I couldn't make it to lunch today, I've been flat strap with the kids all day. I've been so flat-strap at work that I barely have time to see my kids anymore.
2. (sometimes hyphenated) At the greatest possible speed, efficiency, or power. Primarily heard in Australia. We drove that car flat strap out of town. The whole team is working flat-strap to get this project finished on time.
See also: flat, strap
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Tenders are invited for Aluminium Single Ladder With Flat Strap Made Up Of Aluminium Alloy,Light Weight,Fire Proof,10 Ft Long To Arco Design No 12 Asl Arco Make Or Similar
Equation 1b relates to a thin flat strap of length (X) and width (w) with a rectangular cross section.
It turns out that a flat strap as wide as a wire's diameter has about the same self inductance.
Let's see what happens when a flat strap having the same cross-sectional area is used instead.
The Mole works with any flat strap hanger and can be installed under asphalt, metal, or even slate roofing.
The product can be extruded in twisted, straight and flat strap type products producing many shapes from squares and stars to hollow, filled centres and twists.
Tenders are invited for 6 EA of 3"x3"x1/4" stainless angle; 12 EA of 4~x8~x12 gauge stainless sheet; 6 EA of 1 1/2" x 1 1/2" x 20~ stainless square, thin wall; 3 EA of 1 1/2 x 1/4 stainless flat strap; 3 EA of 4~x4~x1/2 stainless woven panels; 2 EA of 1 1/2" x 1 1/2" x 20~ stainless square, thick wall; 2 EA of 1/4" x 8" x 20~ stainlesss flat strap.
Among the group's bestsellers were the Blenheim bag, featuring its trademark pockets and broad flat straps, and the Bayswater, as worn by Ms Moss.
Among the group's best-sellers were the Blenheim bag, featuring its trademark pockets and broad flat straps, and the Bayswater, as worn by Kate Moss.
Flat straps meeting these requirements work best because they have low impedance.
The two flat straps had a wooden handle that the operator controlled.
These are also flat straps but they're usually of heavier material and have S-hooks at each end, allowing you to bind a load down really tight.