A surface imperfection in pipe that occurs during manufacturing. Laps often have the appearance of an irregular seam. The lap is a layer of pipe metal that has folded over onto itself during rolling but has not welded or fused to the underlying metal. Laps are usually completely attached to the pipe at one end, as opposed to scabs which may not be bonded about their periphery.
Defects in steel caused by splashing of the molten metal when pouring it into the ingot mould. They appear as a crack on the surface of the metal after rolling.
The area where roll roofing or rolled underlayments overlap one another during application (see also side laps and end laps).
imited rea rediction ystem. One of the regional numerical forecast model operated by the BoM. LAPS is run twice daily (00Z and 12Z) and gives forecasts of 48 hours. LAPS has an operational horizontal resolution of around 35km and 29 vertical levels. LAPS does have the capability to be operated at around 5km resolution, but this is over much smaller domains and largely only for research purposes.
Walking around a bar, checking out the other students and, with luck, getting checked out yourself.
small square or rectangular portions of canvas used to assist the main reinforcing in fibrous plaster casts. They are soaked in plaster and pushed into the back of the cast.
Trees fallen over onto each other creating easy escape routes for treed game, and challenging hunting for hounds.
Forestry Operations & Water Quality] Tree tops and branches that remain after logging. Also known as " Slash"
Loan Accounting and Processing System