sandwich beam


noun


Nearby words

  1. sandstone,
  2. sandstorm,
  3. sandusky,
  4. sandwell,
  5. sandwich,
  6. sandwich board,
  7. sandwich cake,
  8. sandwich coin,
  9. sandwich compound,
  10. sandwich course

Origin of sandwich beam

First recorded in 1885–90

Also called sandwich girder.

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British Dictionary definitions for sandwich beam

sandwich beam

noun

a composite beam in which a viscoelastic layer is sandwiched between two elastic layers
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