sandwich girder

flitch beam

noun Carpentry.
a beam composed of planks bolted together side by side and often reinforced with a plate of iron or steel.
Also called flitch girder, sandwich beam, sandwich girder.


Origin:
1880–85

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sandwich beam

noun
Also called sandwich girder.


Origin:
1885–90

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sandwich beam
 
n
a composite beam in which a viscoelastic layer is sandwiched between two elastic layers

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