Girder

In architecture a girder is a main beam; a straight, horizontal beam to span an opening or carry weight, such as the ends of floor beams, etc. and hence, a framed or built-up member discharging the same office, technically called a compound girder.
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girder

[n] - a beam made usually of steel
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Girder

A girder is a supporting beam, often made from steel or concrete, which is the main support of a structure.
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Girder

A main beam upon which floor joists rest. Used to support concentrated loads at isolated points along its length, usually made of steel or wood.
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Girder

Gird'er noun [ From Gird to sneer at.] One who girds; a satirist.
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Girder

Gird'er noun [ From Gird to encircle.] 1. One who, or that which, girds. 2. (Arch. & Engin.) A main beam; a stright, horizontal beam to span an opening or carry weight, such as ends of floor beams, etc.; hence, a framed or built-up member discharging the same office, techni...
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girder

1. One who, or that which, girds. ... 2. A main beam; a stright, horizontal beam to span an opening or carry weight, such as ends of floor beams, etc.; hence, a framed or built-up member discharging the same office, technically called a compound girder. Bowstring girder, Box girder, etc. See Bowstring, Box, etc. Girder bridge. See Bridge. Lattice g...
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girder

noun a beam made usually of steel; a main support in a structure
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Girder

• (n.) One who girds; a satirist. • (n.) One who, or that which, girds. • (n.) A main beam; a stright, horizontal beam to span an opening or carry weight, such as ends of floor beams, etc.; hence, a framed or built-up member discharging the same office, technically called a compound girder. See Illusts. of Frame, and Doubleframed flo...
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girder

in building construction, a horizontal main supporting beam that carries a vertical concentrated load. See beam.[2 related articles]
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Girder

- A large or principal beam of wood or steel used to support concentrated loads at isolated points along its length.
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GIRDER

A main beam upon which floor joists rest, usually made of steel or wood.
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Girder

A main horizontal, primary structural member spanning between two main supports which carries other members or vertical loads.
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Girder

Girder was old slang for a cooper.
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Girder

Girder was old slang for a cooper.
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Girder

A girder is a support beam used in construction. Girders often have an I-beam cross section for strength, but may also have a box shape, Z shape or other forms. Girder is the term used to denote the main horizontal support of a structure which supports smaller beams. A girder is commonly used many times in the building of bridges, and planes. In t...
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Girder

A large or principal beam of wood or steel used to support concentrated loads at isolated points alo
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