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Reservations Recommended, Chapter 3:
It has been decorated, inside and out, at great expense, to look like a ruin. Here and there are artful imitations of patches of peeling stucco, baring brick beneath. One window has been painstakingly painted with some clear goo to make it look as if there are bullet holes in it.
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Engineering: Catenary Arc, Curve, and Arch
In physics and geometry, a catenary (US: /ˈkætənɛri/, UK: /kəˈtiːnəri/) is the curve that an idealized hanging chain or cable assumes under its own weight when supported only at its ends in a uniform gravitational field.
The catenary curve has a U-like shape, superficially similar in appearance to a parabola, which it is not.
Aesthetics: Aesthetic Choices TG 49; Aesthetics; Style TG 82
Style: Flooring TG 141
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