[ eych-beem ]
/ ˈeɪtʃˌbim /
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-beam
a rolled steel joist or girder with a cross section in the form of a capital letter HCompare I-beam
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