Joist

Wall-to-wall timber beams to support floor boards.
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joist

[n] - beam used to support floors or roofs
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Joist

timber stretched from wall-to-wall to support floorboards
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Joist

Horizontal wood framing member set from wall to wall to support the boards of a floor or ceiling. See also: Ceiling Attenuation Class.
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Joist

Support for floor and ceiling
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Joist

Any beams set parallel from wall to wall or across girders which support a ceiling or floor.
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Joist

Any beams set parallel from wall to wall or across girders which support a floor or ceiling
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Joist

A beam that supports a ceiling or floor.
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Joist

A beam that supports a ceiling or floor.
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Joist

A particular form of I Section.
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Joist

1. A horizontal beam, generally one of the beams used to support flooring or a ceiling. 2. A rolled steel beam of I section, known as a rolled steel joist (RSJ).
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Joist

A horizontal wooden or metal beam (such as a RSJ) used to support a structure such as a floor, ceiling or wall.
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Joist

Joist (joist) noun [ Middle English giste , Old French giste , French gîte , from gesir to lie, French gésir . See Gist .] (Architecture) A piece of timber laid horizontally, or nearly so, to which the planks of the floor, or the laths or furring str...
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Joist

Joist transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Joisted ; present participle & verbal noun Joisting .] To fit or furnish with joists. Johnson.
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joist

noun beam used to support floors or roofs
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Joist

• (n.) A piece of timber laid horizontally, or nearly so, to which the planks of the floor, or the laths or furring strips of a ceiling, are nailed; -- called, according to its position or use, binding joist, bridging joist, ceiling joist, trimming joist, etc. See Illust. of Double-framed floor, under Double, a. • (v. t.) To fit or furnis...
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joist

ceiling or floor support in building construction. Joists—of timber, steel, or reinforced concrete—are laid in a parallel series across or abutting ... [3 related articles]
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Joist

In architecture a joist is a piece of timber laid horizontally, or nearly so, to which the planks of the floor, or the laths or furring strips of a ceiling, are nailed. The joints are called varying names according to their position or use, a binding joist, bridging joist, ceiling joist, trimming
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Joist

- Wooden 2 X 8's, 10's, or 12's that run parallel to one another and support a floor or ceiling, and supported in turn by larger beams, girders, or bearing walls.
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JOIST

The horizontal framing members that support the floors.
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Joist

A structural load-carrying member with an open web system which supports floors and roofs utilizing hot-rolled or cold-formed steel and is designed as a simple span member.
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joist

One of a series of timber beams used to support the floor boards or ceiling of a building
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Joist

A structural, load-carrying building member with an open web system that supports floors and roofs utilizing wood or specific steels and is designed as a simple span member.
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Joist

In architecture and engineering, a joist is one of the horizontal supporting members that run between foundations, walls, or beams to support a ceiling or floor. They may be made of wood, engineered wood, steel, or concrete. Typically, a beam is bigger than a joist and joists are often supported by beams laid out in repetitive patterns. ==Overview...
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Joist

Wall-to-wall timber beams to support floor boards.
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