flitch beam


noun Carpentry.

a beam composed of planks bolted together side by side and often reinforced with a plate of iron or steel.

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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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