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A length of steel or iron bent at a right angle along its long dimension, used as a support or structural framework.
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1. (Building) Also called: angle or angle bar an iron or a steel structural bar that has an L-shaped cross section
2. (Mechanical Engineering) any piece of iron or steel forming an angle, esp a right angle
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
1. an iron or steel bar, brace, or cleat in the form of an angle.
2. a piece of structural iron or steel having a cross section in the form of an L.
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