[ eych-beem ]

  1. 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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  1. 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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