cross bridging


noun Carpentry.

bridging composed of crisscross pieces of wood.

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decorum
Also called herringbone bridging, herringbone strutting.
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Example sentences from the Web for cross bridging

  • The cross-bridging and needle-beams of 5-inch I-beams are unusually substantial.