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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.
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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
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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]
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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'
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Translations
عارِضَه في جِسْر
nosník
bærebjælkedrager
burîarbiti
santvara
baļķisfermasija
kirişputrel

girder

[ˈgɜːdəʳ] Nviga f
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girder

[ˈgɜːrr] npoutre f
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girder

nTräger m
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girder

[ˈgɜːdəʳ] ntrave f
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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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Masons with Pioneer Waterproofing apply exterior weather sealant to the concrete girders below the Burnside Bridge's east end.
The construction of Anduyan Bridge has 12 spans at 30-meter Pre Stress Concrete Girders (PSCG) with a total length of 360 lineal meters.
The U-shaped concrete girders are to be used for the pedestrians' movement and overhead bridges in Hayatabad and Chamkani areas.
In 1933, a young French civil servant, Eugene Freyssinet, produced three large pre-stressed concrete girders and inserted them underneath the quay in LeHavre, in France, to prevent its collapse.
Examples of modular superstructure elements include precast concrete girders or steel girders fabricated in pairs with the bridge deck attached; precast adjacent box girders; and deck bulb-tee girders.
U-shaped thin-walled concrete girders are composed of two webs and a bottom slab, with trains travelling through inside [1-4].
Concrete girders that blocked floodwater would also be removed, he said.
Abu Dhabi: Three people sustained minor to serious injuries due to concrete girders collapsing in Al Raha Beach area, Abu Dhabi Police announced on Thursday.
The tests on prestressed concrete girders (hereinafter SB01-SB05) within the Collaborative Research Center SFB 823 have been carried out at TU Dortmund University.
Positive restraint moments can have significant effect on the design of precast/prestressed concrete girders made continuous.
The shells, which are long, hollow tubes, act as SIP forms designed to replace rebar and conventional temporary formwork for constructing concrete girders and columns.