- (of an airship or dirigible) having a form maintained by a stiff, unyielding structure contained within the envelope.
- pertaining to a helicopter rotor that is held fixedly at its root.
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Example sentences from the Web for rigid
Note that “firm” doesn’t mean stiff or rigid here, so side sleepers should get a pillow that can be fluffed and molded for maximum support.
The competition is the incumbent video conferencing platforms such as Zoom and Microsoft Teams, but calls on these platforms have a set agenda, and are timeboxed — they’re rigid and repetitive.Cosmos Video — a ‘Club Penguin for adults’ to socialise and work — raises $2.6M from LocalGlobe|Mike Butcher|December 11, 2020|TechCrunch
Games of this nature reward diplomacy and communication skills of each individual player, and allow alliances and bonds to form outside of the rigid and formal structure of an official team.
It was good news, but because of the rigid way the state’s system is programmed, it wasn’t a straightforward fix.New Bill Proposes Stopping Unemployment Agencies That Make Mistakes From Demanding Money Back|by Ava Kofman|December 9, 2020|ProPublica
So we started by creating a rigid set of specifications and then designing around those.This new sneaker brand is meant for health care workers|Rachel King|December 6, 2020|Fortune
This explains to me the apparent rigidness of his words, and unveils the mystery of his pretended wisdom.
In 1800 despotisms, of greater or less rigidness, controlled most of the countries of the world.Famous Men and Great Events of the Nineteenth Century|Charles Morris
But if the eyes were sad, the heavy jaw had a rigidness and setness which gave no indication of weakness or yielding.The Honorable Peter Stirling and What People Thought of Him|Paul Leicester Ford
But there was a certain rigidness and harshness in his mien, and a slightly repellant atmosphere around him.Olive|Dinah Maria Craik, (AKA Dinah Maria Mulock)
Buthis rigidness fell away from him and he broke into a merry laughyou could not wait?In Search of Mademoiselle|George Gibbs