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gird·er

 (gûr′dər)
n.
A beam, as of steel, wood, or reinforced concrete, used as a main horizontal support in a building or bridge.

girder

(ˈɡɜːdə)
n
1. (Building) a large beam, esp one made of steel, used in the construction of bridges, buildings, etc
2. (Botany) botany the structure composed of tissue providing mechanical support for a stem or leaf

gird•er

(ˈgɜr dər)

n.
1. a large beam, as of steel, reinforced concrete, or timber, for supporting masonry, joists, purlins, etc.
2. a principal beam of wood, steel, etc., supporting the ends of joists.
[1605–15]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.girder - a beam made usually of steelgirder - a beam made usually of steel; a main support in a structure
beam - long thick piece of wood or metal or concrete, etc., used in construction
I-beam - girder having a cross section resembling the letter `I'
Translations
عارِضَه في جِسْر
nosník
bærebjælkedrager
burîarbiti
santvara
baļķisfermasija
kirişputrel

girder

[ˈgɜːdəʳ] Nviga f

girder

[ˈgɜːrr] npoutre f

girder

nTräger m

girder

[ˈgɜːdəʳ] ntrave f

girder

(ˈgəːdə) noun
a large beam of steel etc, eg to support a road or bridge. The girders of the bridge have collapsed.
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The bridge was claimed to be the first in Indonesia to use prestressed concrete girder technology.
The project in the amount of P100 million involves completion of the 2-lane, 6-span pre-stressed concrete girder bridge on bored pile foundation with a length of 180.
The P100-million project involves the completion of the two-lane, six-span prestressed concrete girder bridge on bored pile foundation with a length of 180.
The overall dimensions of the concrete girder are 4.
Some two months earlier, the consortium placed the first 475-tonne concrete girder into its permanent elevated position.
wide pre-stressed concrete girder bridge, opening up the entire Five Mile Creek watershed to a healthier, more balanced ecosystem.
The first set of specimens consists of two self-consolidating concrete girders (SCC-1 and SCC-2) and one high early-strength concrete girder (HESC).
According to the report, the derailment of K-37 Down suburban local train occured due to the collapse of a 40 metre concrete girder of under construction ROB of Thane Municipal Corporation between Mulund and Thane stations.
HORROR Twin Towers burn on 9/11 SALVAGED Train sits in hangar POIGNANT Pop can embedded in concrete girder MANGLED The crumpled remains of a New York cab WE REMEMBER American flag flies over salvaged metal BURNED OUT Charred interior of an ambulance GROTESQUE Giant steel beam lies bent in two MEMENTO Man takes away steel girder
The addition of towers and tubes to existing concrete girder bridges will create a faux cable-stay bridge to serve as the city's eastern gateway.
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