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  Four corner method Information
It began as a method of indexing Chinese characters in dictionaries, and was popular before the widespread use of pinyin.
The four digits used to encode each character are chosen according to the "shape" of the four corners of each character, i.e.
The four corner method is not in common usage.
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 Tub surround kit and method of assembly - Patent 4299064
The two corner panels each include a pair of orthogonally disposed flanges which terminate in flared, flexible lips for overlapping adjunct edges of the four panels, thereby joining the four wall panels together.
The back faces of the flanges of each of the corner panels are adhered or otherwise affixed to the wall corners so that the flared, flexible lip or each of the flanges is yieldably deformed around the edge of the adjacent panel in overlapping relationship.
Proper operation of the invention depends in part on the existence of gaps between the wall corners and the corner edges 4, 7, 12, 18 of the panels 1, 5, 9, 13.
www.freepatentsonline.com /4299064.html   (2019 words)

 Definition of Four corner method
The four corner method (四角號碼檢字法) is a method of encoding Chinese characters using four numerical digits per character (in some situations, an additional digit is used).
The method was invented by Wang Yun-Wuu (or Y. Wong), the Editor-in-chief of the Commercial Press Ltd., China, in the 1920s.
It was then developed as an input method for computers.
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  Map Reading and Land Navigation: Chapter 7 - AERIAL PHOTOGRAPHS: INDEXING
If recognizable objects cannot be found at the corners, then the edges of the photo should be outlined on the map by lining up two or more identifiable objects along each edge; the points where the edges intersect should be the exact corners of the photo.
After the four sides are drawn on the map, the number of the photograph is written in the enclosed area for identification.
The template method is used when a large number of photos are to be indexed, and the exact area covered by each is not as important as approximate area and location.
www.wildernessmanuals.com /manual_1/chpt_7/7.html   (530 words)

  How to Read and Type Chinese Characters on Your Computer and Chinese Character Input Methods
The Four corner method is a method of encoding Chinese characters using four numerical digits per character (in some situations, an additional digit is used).
The four digits used to encode each character are chosen according to the "shape" of the four corners of each character, i.e.
Zero is used where there is either nothing in a corner, the part in a corner is already represented by a previous corner, or where a corner has a dot stroke followed by a horizontal stroke.
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  Four - Wikinfo
Four is the smallest composite number, its proper divisors being 1 and 2.
Four is also the order of the smallest non-trivial groups that are not simple.
Four (四 pinyin si4) in considered an unlucky number in Chinese culture because it sounds like the word "death" (死 pinyin si3).
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 Methods - PatentStorm   (Site not responding. Last check: )
A method for preparing a concrete article comprised of concrete having therein a reinforcing fiber, where at least about 50 percent of the reinforcing fibers are frayed only at an end or ends of the reinforcing fibers, may be made by mixing concrete, water and a reinforcing fiber for a sufficient...
Molding sand of a used greensand mold is recycled by adding water and binder to sand particles fatigued by heating applied by a molten metal during molding and segregated from vigorous molding sand not directly heated by the molten metal and mixing the refreshed molding sand particles with the...
The present invention is directed to a method for manufacturing a concrete which comprises the steps of mixing 20 to 100% of the total weight of cement used with water in an amount of 20 to 50% of this cement weight in order to prepare a stiff-consistency cement paste, afterward mixing the thus...
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 Four Seasons Home Improvement - Home Improvement Services - Replacement Roofing
Drip edges are corner shaped metal strips installed along the edges of the roof to allow the water to run off without running down the fascia or siding.
The first method is through the use of vent fans to manually draw the air out.
This is done by installing vents at the ridge and soffit and uses natural convection to circulate the air as needed.
www.fourseasonshomeimp.com /improvement/roofing   (769 words)

 Four Corner Input Method
To apply the four corner method, we have to identify the elements of the four corners of the character in question.
Characters whose four corners are exactly the same may be subdivided by a supplementary corner, which shall be a stroke just above the lower right corner and whose ends shall not be covered by any other stroke.
Characters whose five corners are exactly the same may be again subdivided by counting the number of strokes that belong to Class 1 and adding that figure as a decimal after the fifth figure.
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 Anchor Fence Co., Inc. - Square Systems
The End, Corner and Gate Posts must be strong enough to withstand the strain of the fabric which is stretched between them.
The chain link fabric is held permanently taut in the frame by means of tension rods which in turn are held snugly to all four sides of the frame by hook bolts.
The square tubular members, welded at the corners, plus Anchor’s exclusive method of using hook bolts and tension rods to tautly stretch the fabric to all FOUR sides (instead of using loose tie wires) contribute to the resistance to wracking, the rigidity and the strength found only in Anchor gates.
www.anchorfencecompany.com /square.htm   (878 words)

 Spartanburg SC | GoUpstate.com | Spartanburg Herald-Journal   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Four is the only number in the English language for which the number of letters in its name is equal to the number itself.
Four is the smallest composite number that is equal to the sum of its prime factors.
Four Corners is the only location in the United States where visitors can be in four separate states at one time: Colorado, Utah, New Mexico, and Arizona.
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