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sandwich beam

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noun
  1. flitch beam.
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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
  1. a composite beam in which a viscoelastic layer is sandwiched between two elastic layers
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