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batten plate

noun

  1. an iron or steel plate uniting the angles or flanges of a composite girder, column, or strut.


batten plate

noun

  1. (in structural design) a horizontal rectangular plate that is used to connect pairs of steel sections by being riveted or welded across them to form a composite section


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