SLAB


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SLAB

abbreviation for SCOTTISH LEGAL AID BOARD.
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They walked down the long grassy arcade towards the stranger, who was sitting on a gray slab under an enormous willow.
But they had already stopped and turned towards the gray slab. It was too late to retreat, for the brown-eyed girl had evidently concluded that they were coming to speak to her.
I'll sit on one of those old slabs and shut my eyes and imagine I'm in the Avonlea woods."
He led the way into the chamber in which lay the several corpses upon their marble slabs, and going to a cabinet he donned a pair of huge spectacles and commenced to select various tools from little compartments.
Captain Bonneville mentions another geological phenomenon north of Red River, where the surface of the earth, in considerable tracts of country, is covered with broad slabs of sandstone, having the form and position of grave-stones, and looking as if they had been forced up by some subterranean agitation.
Transverse to the length were innumerable tables made of slabs of polished stone, raised perhaps a foot from the floor, and upon these were heaps of fruits.
Turning back to the tumbled wall, he seized one of the large, flat slabs that had composed it.
The jaw is afterwards sawn into slabs, and piled away like joists for building houses.
ACI states that the shear strength of slabs near columns or concentrated loads is governed by the more severe of two conditions: beam action, where the critical section to be investigated extends in a plane across the entire slab width (see Equation 1 and Figure 4a); two-way action, where the critical perimeter to be investigated is assumed to be d/2 from the column faces (see Equation 2 and Figure 4b).
He reminded that OGRA in its notification had also mentioned about benefit of one previous/preceding slab to domestic consumers.
"This a complete system of base preparation, mix design, slab engineering and finishing," says Sinclair CEO Jason Adams.