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orthotropic

Saltos de línea: ortho|trop¦ic
Pronunciación: /ˌɔːθə(ʊ)ˈtrəʊpɪk
 
, -ˈtrɒpɪk/

Definición de orthotropic en inglés:

adjetivo

1 Botany (Of a shoot, stem, or axis) growing vertically.
Example sentences
  • The mature ovules of both species are orthotropic and crassinucellate.
  • Branches are orthotropic and morphologically identical to the trunk.
  • In the Champagnat model, the mixed axes have a spiral phyllotaxis and begin their growth with an orthotropic direction before they bend under their own weight.
2 Engineering Having three mutually perpendicular planes of elastic symmetry at each point.
Example sentences
  • In the design of the orthotropic deck, the composite interaction between the steel deck and the pavement under local and global loading was considered.
  • West, Vancouver, fabricated the new bridge sections upside down and welded orthotropic troughs to the 16.8-m-wide deck plates.
  • Renovation techniques for orthotropic steel bridge decks are needed to solve fatigue problems in the decks of these bridges.

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