[ UK /kˈæntɪlˌiːvɐ/ ]
  1. construct with girders and beams such that only one end is fixed
    Frank Lloyd Wright liked to cantilever his buildings
  2. project as a cantilever
  1. projecting horizontal beam fixed at one end only
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How To Use cantilever In A Sentence

  • Such signals can be located on a mast, bridge, or cantilever structure and in some rare cases in a dwarf signal.
  • Therefore, five 11m long cantilevers were created to allow the total number of dwellings to reach 100 while keeping to the planners’ preferred footprint.
  • Asylum's MFP NanoIndenter is a true "instrumented" indenter and is the first AFM-based indenter that does not use cantilevers as part of the indenting mechanism. Nano Tech Wire
  • “Heavens to Betsy,” Helga murmured, cantilevering her head out sideways over her body to survey the damage. Bootstraps
  • The physical model of cantilever board in bench blasting is firstly presented and based on the hypothesis, a formula for calculating the charge weight in the MS delay bench blasting is also derived.
  • The aircraft is a cantilever high-wing monoplane and is configured for transportation, paratroop drop, electronic surveillance, airborne communications relay and medical evacuation.
  • Smoke from a slender chimney vents above the height of the second-level cooling room, a triangular ‘wood tube’ that cantilevers beyond a supporting brick wall.
  • The main hall takes up most of the central span and the space under the east cantilever, while the one to the west projects out over the street to provide an entrance portico and foyer.
  • Those who do know her work, however, will associate the 47-year-old most with her studies of the curves and cantilevers of the Forth Bridge over 20 years, which have been the subject of an acclaimed installation at the Talbot Rice Gallery.
  • There is a dramatic semi-cantilevering porch with a trellis and a skylight running along the ridge line of the roof. FLWBC 2008 Wrap-Up: Day Two
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