a beam composed of planks bolted together side by side and often reinforced with a plate of iron or steel.
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This tall, horizontally branched cactus is probably the most recognizable cactus in Arizona. What is it called?
Also called flitch girder, sandwich beam, sandwich girder.
Origin of flitch beam
First recorded in 1880–85
Words nearby flitch beam
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