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box girder

n
(Building)
a. a girder that is hollow and square or rectangular in shape
b. (as modifier): a box-girder bridge.
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Noun1.box girder - a beam built up from boards; has a hollow rectangular cross section
beam - long thick piece of wood or metal or concrete, etc., used in construction
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