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longitudinal framing

noun, Naval Architecture

Isherwood framing

noun, Naval Architecture
a system for framing steel vessels in which light, closely spaced, longitudinal frames are connected by heavy, widely spaced transverse frames with deep webs.
Also called Isherwood system, longitudinal framing.
named after B. F. Isherwood (1822-1915), American engineer Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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