box girder

noun

Origin:
1860–65

Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To box girder
Collins
World English Dictionary
box girder
 
n
Also called: box beam
 a.  a girder that is hollow and square or rectangular in shape
 b.  (as modifier): a box-girder bridge

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 10th Edition
2009 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009
Cite This Source
Example sentences
The result of this initiative is a two-box girder bridge with full depth composite deck system.
The guideway consists of a post-tensioned concrete box girder.
Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature