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Isherwood framing

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noun Naval Architecture.
a system for framing steel vessels in which light, closely spaced, longitudinal frames are connected by heavy, widely spaced transverse frames with deep webs.
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Also called Isherwood system, longitudinal framing.

Origin of Isherwood framing

First recorded in 1910–15; named after B. F. Isherwood (1822–1915), American engineer

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