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channel iron

noun
1.
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.
Origin
1885-1890
1885-90
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Examples from the web for channel iron
  • 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

noun
1.
a rolled-steel bar with a U-shaped cross section Sometimes shortened to channel
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