[ o-puhn-web ]
/ ˈɒ pənˈwɛb /
adjective (of a metal joist or girder)
having a web of zigzag or crisscross lacing.
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Origin of open-web
First recorded in1870–75
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By an open-web girder, the speaker means a girder which has a lower and upper chord connected by verticals.Some Mooted Questions in Reinforced Concrete Design|Edward Godfrey