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What does buckling mean?
Snapping when tension is too much
What is an arch?
A structure that spans over an area and gives support
What is compression?
shortening/ pushing down force
What is a viaduct?
A long, elevated roadway supported by piers, arches, or columns
What is a truss?
A bridge's support beam or lattice work
What does the word transfer mean?
to move from one weak area to an area of strength
What is resonance?
Vibrations caused by wind that affects a system
What is tension?
lengthening or stretching force