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Isherwood framing

noun Naval Architecture.
  1. 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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Origin of Isherwood framing

named after B. F. Isherwood (1822–1915), American engineer
Also called Isherwood system, longitudinal framing.

longitudinal framing

noun Naval Architecture.
  1. Isherwood framing.
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