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Meaning of "king post" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF KING POST

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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF KING POST

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King post is a noun.
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WHAT DOES KING POST MEAN IN ENGLISH?

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King post

A king post is a central vertical post used in architectural or bridge designs, working in tension to support a beam below from a truss apex above. In aircraft design a strut called a king post acts in compression, similarly to an architectural crown post. Usage in mechanical plant and marine engineering differs again, as noted below.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE KING POST

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King Country
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WORDS THAT END LIKE KING POST

book post
by return of post
command post
customs post
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first post
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hitching post
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listening post
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Synonyms and antonyms of king post in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «king post» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF KING POST

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The translations of king post from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «king post» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

王文章
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

rey puesto
570 millions of speakers

English

king post
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

राजा पोस्ट
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

آخر ملك
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

король сообщение
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

rei posto
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

রাজা পোস্ট
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

après roi
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Jawatan raja
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

König Beitrag
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

キングポスト
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

킹 포스트
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

King post
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

vua bài
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ராஜா பதவி
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

राजा पोस्ट
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Kral yazısı
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

re posta
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

king Post
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

король повідомлення
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

rege mesaj
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

βασιλιάς των υστέρων
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

koning post
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

king inlägg
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

king Post
5 millions of speakers

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «KING POST»

The term «king post» is regularly used and occupies the 104.169 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «KING POST» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about king post

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «KING POST»

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1
To Kill the King: Post-traditional Governance and Bureaucracy
This original work captures the heart, and enlarges the soul, of reform movements within the study of governance and bureaucracy.
David John Farmer, 2005
2
Deep Excavations: A Practical Manual
... Berlin, Paris and London exploited cut-and-cover construction and furthered construction techniques such as the king post method of soil support. Its use provided an alternative to boring for underground tunnels within a range of depths, ...
Malcolm Puller, 2003
3
The King's Post: Being a Volume of Historical Facts Relating ...
Being a Volume of Historical Facts Relating to the Posts, Mail Coaches, Coach Roads, and Railway Mail Services of and Connected with the Ancient City of Bristol from 1580 to the Present Time Robert Charles Tombs. Address to His Majesty.
Robert Charles Tombs, 1905
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The Essential Guide to the ICE Specification for Piling and ...
General King Post walls are described in Section 16 of the Guidance Notes. The poling boards/lagging may take the form of umbers, trench sheets, sheet pile sections, precast concrete planks or cast-in-place reinforced concrete beams.
Federation of Piling Specialists, 1999
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Discovering Timber-framed Buildings
Many other framed roof trusses of the late eighteenth or nineteenth century are of king-post or queen-post type. ... already met king-post trusses in medieval Yorkshire: essentially they consist of a central post - the king post which rises from the ...
Richard Harris, 1993
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Building Construction
(iii) Combination of king-post and queen-post trusses. (iv) Mansard truss. (v) Truncated truss. (vi) Bel-fast truss. (vii) Steel trusses. (viii) Composite trusses. The first six types are essentially wooden trusses. 1. King-post truss A king-post truss,  ...
B.C. Punmia; Ashok Kumar Jain; Arun Kumar Jain, 2005
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Specification for Piling and Embedded Retaining Walls: ...
walls. 1. This section applies to King Post walls, also known as 'Berlin Walls' or soldier pile walls, most often used as temporary upholding works and which may be anchored depending on site conditions. The wall consists of drilling bores of a  ...
‎1996
8
Basic Civil Engineering
King post truss For spans greater than 4.8 m, when no intermediate supporting walls for the purlins are available, framed structures known as trusses are used. The spacing between trusses is guided by the load coming on the roof, material of ...
Satheesh Gopi, Gopi, 2010
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Architect's Illustrated Pocket Dictionary
king piece see king post. king post, king piece, joggle post; in traditional timber roof construction, a central vertical strut rising from a tie beam and carrying a ridge purlin. king post roof truss, king post truss a roof truss with a tie beam, coupled ...
Nikolas Davies, Erkki Jokiniemi, 2012
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The Repair of Historic Timber Structures
Curiously, there was a period when it was recommended that the king post of the truss should be made of oak even though the rest of the members were made of softwood. It is true that the king post carries large compression forces across the ...
David T. Yeomans, 2003

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «KING POST»

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Kelowna man tops in Canadian hang gliding - Kelowna Capital News
The event was five rounds held over a seven-day stretch. David Bacon of Summerland won the King Post division, while second and third went ... «Kelowna Capital News, Jul 15»
2
Peek behind the scenes at Willie Gee'ss big facelift
And timber beams, including the king post, from the Tudor building, have been put into storage ready to take pride of place in the revamped ... «Harwich and Manningtree Standard, Jul 15»
3
Kelowna Man Wins Canadian National Hang-Gliding Championship
David Bacon of Summerland was the first place winner of the “king post” glider division, beating out Stewart Trowsdale and Ralph Herten, both ... «KelownaNow, Jul 15»
4
Dog Bites Man: Houston Edition
One of them took place recently at Martin Luther King Post Office on Cullen Blvd., where carrier Keith Watkins told of dogs jumping gates and ... «Houstonia Magazine, Jul 15»
5
Jack King: Nasa official who performed hundreds of countdowns …
"He lived and breathed the space programme, he loved it from the beginning," said his daughter, Beth King Post. John King, Nasa spokesman ... «The Independent, Jun 15»
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Jack King, launch commentator for Apollo 11, dies
“He lived and breathed the space program; he loved it from the beginning,” said his daughter, Beth King Post of Cocoa Beach. King is also ... «wwlp.com, Jun 15»
7
Jack King, legendary "Voice of NASA," dies at 84
The cause was congestive heart failure, according to his family. "It was a very peaceful passing for him," said daughter Beth King Post. "He was ... «CBS News, Jun 15»
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Return of the King Post-credits scene
the Lord of the Rings is considered by many to be one of the greatest trilogies of all time, and The Return of the King, the final installment in this ... «moviepilot.com, Jun 15»
9
Spring King post new version of 'They're Coming After You' as UK …
Spring King are keeping busy and have posted a fresh edit of the 'They're Coming After You' EP title-track which can be heard via Soundcloud ... «Live4ever, May 15»
10
Big hearts help little Troy Union Church
A king post truss is under construction at a farm in Troy that will be installed in the Troy Union Church once funds have been raised. Both local ... «Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel, Apr 15»

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