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Without them, it would not have been apparent that something rigid could fly.
THE SCIENCE BEHIND HOW AN AIRCRAFT GLIDESBY PETER GARRISON/FLYING MAGSEPTEMBER 3, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
A rigid backplate makes it easier to insert the bladder into a backpack’s hydration sleeve, even when the pack is fully loaded—but that does add some weight.
HYDRATION BLADDERS FOR OUTDOOR ADVENTURESPOPSCI COMMERCE TEAMSEPTEMBER 1, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
Hong Kong Secretary for Food and Health Sophia Chan has said they expect 5 million people to participate in the test, but Lam told reporters she has not set a “rigid target” for participation.
HONG KONG’S NEW MASS COVID TESTING SCHEME IS FREE AND VOLUNTARY—AND SOME CITIZENS ARE SUSPICIOUSEAMONBARRETTAUGUST 26, 2020FORTUNE
Of course, social media is a rigid place for the testing of different messages and campaigns, but multivariate testing tools have the power to deliver fully customized website experiences for traffic arriving from various social sources.
HOW A/B AND MULTIVARIATE TESTING CAN SKYROCKET YOUR SOCIAL MEDIA CONVERSIONSPETER JOBESJULY 3, 2020SEARCH ENGINE WATCH
Eggs from the earliest dinosaurs were more like leathery turtle eggs than rigid bird eggs.
FOSSIL DISCOVERIES SUGGEST THE EARLIEST DINOSAURS LAID SOFT-SHELLED EGGSJACK J. LEEJUNE 24, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
In all business matters he required a rigid economy though never at the expense of efficiency.
FIFTY YEARS OF RAILWAY LIFE IN ENGLAND, SCOTLAND AND IRELANDJOSEPH TATLOW
Before her pencil he sat rigid and unflinching, as he had faced the cannon's mouth in days gone by.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
Every movement rigidly prescribed, arms held rigid and sharply bent at the elbows.
THE MAN FROM TIMEFRANK BELKNAP LONG
The baggage is then taken to the Custom-house in a steam-launch for examination, which is not unduly rigid.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
Then there was a faint pulsation of the rigid limbs, the white, mean face took on a tinge as if the blood were flowing again.
THE WEIGHT OF THE CROWNFRED M. WHITE
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WORDS RELATED TO RIGID

  • adamantine
  • callous
  • compact
  • compacted
  • compressed
  • concentrated
  • consolidated
  • dense
  • firm
  • hardened
  • impenetrable
  • indurate
  • indurated
  • inflexible
  • iron
  • packed
  • rigid
  • rocky
  • set
  • solid
  • stiff
  • stony
  • strong
  • thick
  • tough
  • unyielding
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