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box girder

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noun
  1. box beam.

Origin of box girder

First recorded in 1860–65
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  • "I'm working on the box-girder," said Dunk, feeling called upon to give an account of himself.

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    Gordon Stuart


British Dictionary definitions for box girder

box girder

noun
    1. a girder that is hollow and square or rectangular in shape
    2. (as modifier)a box-girder bridge
    Also called: box beam
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