H-beam

[eych-beem]

noun

an I-beam having flanges the same width as its web, or connecting vertical section.

Also called H-bar [eych-bahr] /ˈeɪtʃˌbɑr/.

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British Dictionary definitions for h-bar

H-beam

noun

a rolled steel joist or girder with a cross section in the form of a capital letter HCompare I-beam
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Science definitions for h-bar

h-bar

[āchbär′]

See Dirac's constant.
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