Raising plate
Raising Rais"ing (r[=a]z"[i^]ng), n. 1. The act of lifting, setting up, elevating, exalting, producing, or restoring to life. [1913 Webster]

2. Specifically, the operation or work of setting up the frame of a building; as, to help at a raising. [U.S.] [1913 Webster]

3. The operation of embossing sheet metal, or of forming it into cup-shaped or hollow articles, by hammering, stamping, or spinning. [1913 Webster]

{Raising bee}, a bee for raising the frame of a building. See {Bee}, n., 2. [U.S.] --W. Irving.

{Raising hammer}, a hammer with a rounded face, used in raising sheet metal.

{Raising plate} (Carp.), the plate, or longitudinal timber, on which a roof is raised and rests. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Raising — Rais ing (r[=a]z [i^]ng), n. 1. The act of lifting, setting up, elevating, exalting, producing, or restoring to life. [1913 Webster] 2. Specifically, the operation or work of setting up the frame of a building; as, to help at a raising. [U.S.]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Raising bee — Raising Rais ing (r[=a]z [i^]ng), n. 1. The act of lifting, setting up, elevating, exalting, producing, or restoring to life. [1913 Webster] 2. Specifically, the operation or work of setting up the frame of a building; as, to help at a raising.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Raising hammer — Raising Rais ing (r[=a]z [i^]ng), n. 1. The act of lifting, setting up, elevating, exalting, producing, or restoring to life. [1913 Webster] 2. Specifically, the operation or work of setting up the frame of a building; as, to help at a raising.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Raising (metalwork) — Raising is a metalworking technique whereby sheet metal is formed into a bowl or other hollow object by repeated sequences of hammering and annealing of the metal, thereby stretching it into the desired shape. This technique is an essential part… …   Wikipedia

  • plate — plate1 plateless, adj. platelike, adj. /playt/, n., v., plated, plating. n. 1. a shallow, usually circular dish, often of earthenware or porcelain, from which food is eaten. 2. the contents of such a dish; plateful. 3. an entire course of a meal… …   Universalium

  • Raising — Raise Raise (r[=a]z), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Raised} (r[=a]zd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Raising}.] [OE. reisen, Icel. reisa, causative of r[=i]sa to rise. See {Rise}, and cf. {Rear} to raise.] [1913 Webster] 1. To cause to rise; to bring from a lower to a …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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