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batten plate

noun
1.
an iron or steel plate uniting the angles or flanges of a composite girder, column, or strut.
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batten plate

noun
1.
(in structural design) a horizontal rectangular plate that is used to connect pairs of steel sections by being riveted or welded across them to form a composite section
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