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channel iron

a rolled steel or iron shape having a U -shaped cross section, with two narrower sides at right angles to a broader one.
Also called channel bar.
1885-90 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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  • New channel iron is used to stabilize the existing coffers and ties reinforced, as necessary.
  • On the second trip they transferred materials such as bolts, braces and channel iron to the top of the bent cap.
  • No pipe, channel iron, angle iron or any other kind of strengthening material may be added to the vehicle.
  • Cutting angle iron and channel iron to specified size and suspending angle iron grid and channel iron from ceiling, using wire.
British Dictionary definitions for channel iron

channel iron

a rolled-steel bar with a U-shaped cross section Sometimes shortened to channel
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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