H-beam

[ eych-beem ]
/ ˈeɪtʃˌbim /

noun

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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British Dictionary definitions for H-beam

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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