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flitch beam

noun, Carpentry.
1.
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
1880-1885
1880-85

sandwich beam

noun
Also called sandwich girder.
Origin
1885-90
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sandwich beam

noun
1.
a composite beam in which a viscoelastic layer is sandwiched between two elastic layers
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