an I-beam having flanges the same width as its web, or connecting vertical section.
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- Also called H-bar [eych-bahr]. /ˈeɪtʃˌbɑr/.
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How to use H-beam in a sentence
He shoved a copy of H. Beam Piper back onto the shelf and straightened.The Sex Life of the Gods | Michael Knerr
British Dictionary definitions for H-beam
a rolled steel joist or girder with a cross section in the form of a capital letter H: Compare I-beam
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