I-beam


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I-beam

(ī′bēm′)
n.
A steel joist or girder with short flanges and a cross section formed like the letter I.

I-beam

n
a rolled steel joist or a girder with a cross section in the form of a capital letter I. Compare H-beam

I-beam

(ˈaɪˌbim)

n.
a rolled or extruded metal beam having a cross section resembling an I.
[1890–95]
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Noun1.I-beam - girder having a cross section resembling the letter `I'I-beam - girder having a cross section resembling the letter `I'
girder - a beam made usually of steel; a main support in a structure
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Bridges examined included those constructed primarily from timbers (n = 12, hereafter timber bridges) and those constructed from concrete, metal, or both (n = 5, hereafter I-beam bridges, Table 1).