Lintel

In architecture a lintel is a horizontal member spanning an opening, and carrying the superincumbent weight by means of its strength in resisting crosswise fracture.
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Lintel

Horizontal stone or beam bridging an opening.
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lintel

A flat horizontal beam which spans the space between two supports.
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Lintel

a beam or stone that goes over an opening; a lintel in a temple would span the distance between two columns by being laid on top of their capitals.
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Lintel

horizontal stone or beam bridging an opening
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Lintel

A horizontal beam or stone bridging an opening.
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Lintel

Horizontal wood or stone over a fireplace, door, etc.
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Lintel

wooden beam or stone slab lying horizontally above a doorway (or window)
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lintel

the beam that bridges the top of an opening
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Lintel

Horizontal timber or stone over door
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Lintel

Concrete or steel beam over opening to support wall above
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Lintel

A concrete, steel or wooden beam spanning a door or window openings in a wall to support the building materials above.
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Lintel

Horizontal section of timber, concrete or metal, installed to the top of a door- way or window opening, designed to support the structure above.
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Lintel

Horizontal section of timber, concrete or metal, installed to the top of a door- way or window opening, designed to support the structure above.
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Lintel

A single large stone, often inscribed, over the top of an entranceway.
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Lintel

A horizontal structural member that supports the load over an opening such as a door or window.
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Lintel

a horizontal beam bridging an opening in a wall. In traditional stone construction, a stone lintel was used on the outer leaf of a wall with a 'timber safe lintel' on the inner leaf. The timber lintel could span further than stone and was capable of absorbing movement, while the stone lint...
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Lintel

A horizontal beam of stone or timber, bridging an opening. Often used in conjunction with the tympanum. When a lintel is triangular at the top, it is called gabled lintel.
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Lintel

A flat horizontal beam that spans an opening between two supports and that carries the weight of the structure above it.
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Lintel

A horizontal beam used to support the wall over a door or window opening.
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Lintel

Lin'tel (lĭn'tĕl) noun [ Old French lintel , French linteau , Late Latin lintellus , for limitellus , a dim. from Latin limes limit. See Limit .] (Architecture) A horizontal member spanning an opening, and carrying the superincumbent weig...
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lintel

noun horizontal beam used as a finishing piece over a door or window
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Lintel

• (n.) A horizontal member spanning an opening, and carrying the superincumbent weight by means of its strength in resisting crosswise fracture.
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Lintel

a horizontal block that spans the space between two supports
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lintel

horizontal beam or stone placed over the head of a door or window and suporting the wall above
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