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web frame

noun, Nautical
1.
a deep transverse frame reinforcing the hull of a ship.
Also called transverse.
Origin
1895-1900
1895-1900
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Examples from the web for web frame
  • Cropped keel tank plate and renewed web frame halves.
  • The kinds of frame gussets may not necessarily be such a huge detail except as an indication of the web frame for the inner side.

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