torsel

[ tawr-suh l ]
/ ˈtɔr səl /

noun Building Trades.

a beam or slab of wood, stone, iron, etc., laid on a masonry wall to receive and distribute the weight from one end of a beam.

Nearby words

  1. torrijos herrera, omar,
  2. torrington,
  3. torsade,
  4. torsade de pointes,
  5. torse,
  6. torsi,
  7. torsibility,
  8. torsion,
  9. torsion balance,
  10. torsion bar

Origin of torsel

alteration of tassel

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