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Definition 1: projecting horizontal beam fixed at one end only - [noun denoting artifact]

(cantilever is a kind of ...) long thick piece of wood or metal or concrete, etc., used in construction

Definition 2: construct with girders and beams such that only one end is fixed - [verb of creation]

Samples where cantilever or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Frank Lloyd Wright liked to cantilever his buildings

(cantilever is a kind of ...) make by combining materials and parts

"this little pig made his house out of straw" "Some eccentric constructed an electric brassiere warmer"

(cantilever belongs to category ...) the profession of designing buildings and environments with consideration for their esthetic effect

Definition 3: project as a cantilever - [verb of stative]

(cantilever is a kind of ...) extend out or project in space

"His sharp nose jutted out" "A single rock sticks out from the cliff"

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