Tubular girder
Tubular Tu"bu*lar, a. [L. tubulus, dim. of tubus a tube, or pipe. See {Tube}.] Having the form of a tube, or pipe; consisting of a pipe; fistular; as, a tubular snout; a tubular calyx. Also, containing, or provided with, tubes. [1913 Webster]

{Tubular boiler}. See under {Boiler}.

{Tubular breathing} (Med.), a variety of respiratory sound, heard on auscultation over the lungs in certain cases of disease, resembling that produced by the air passing through the trachea.

{Tubular bridge}, a bridge in the form of a hollow trunk or tube, made of iron plates riveted together, as the Victoria bridge over the St. Lawrence, at Montreal, Canada, and the Britannia bridge over the Menai Straits.

{Tubular girder}, a plate girder having two or more vertical webs with a space between them. [1913 Webster]


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  • tubular girder — noun : a plate girder having two or more vertical webs with a space between them and solid members joining them top and bottom to form a tube of rectangular cross section with one or more cells …   Useful english dictionary

  • Tubular — Tu bu*lar, a. [L. tubulus, dim. of tubus a tube, or pipe. See {Tube}.] Having the form of a tube, or pipe; consisting of a pipe; fistular; as, a tubular snout; a tubular calyx. Also, containing, or provided with, tubes. [1913 Webster] {Tubular… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Tubular boiler — Tubular Tu bu*lar, a. [L. tubulus, dim. of tubus a tube, or pipe. See {Tube}.] Having the form of a tube, or pipe; consisting of a pipe; fistular; as, a tubular snout; a tubular calyx. Also, containing, or provided with, tubes. [1913 Webster]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Tubular breathing — Tubular Tu bu*lar, a. [L. tubulus, dim. of tubus a tube, or pipe. See {Tube}.] Having the form of a tube, or pipe; consisting of a pipe; fistular; as, a tubular snout; a tubular calyx. Also, containing, or provided with, tubes. [1913 Webster]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Tubular bridge — Tubular Tu bu*lar, a. [L. tubulus, dim. of tubus a tube, or pipe. See {Tube}.] Having the form of a tube, or pipe; consisting of a pipe; fistular; as, a tubular snout; a tubular calyx. Also, containing, or provided with, tubes. [1913 Webster]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Tubular bridge — A tubular bridge is a bridge built as a rigid box girder section within which the traffic is carried. Famous examples include the original Britannia Bridge over the Menai Strait and the Conwy railway bridge over the River Conwy, both designed and …   Wikipedia

  • Girder bridge — Bridge Bridge (br[i^]j), n. [OE. brig, brigge, brug, brugge, AS. brycg, bricg; akin to Fries. bregge, D. brug, OHG. brucca, G. br[ u]cke, Icel. bryggja pier, bridge, Sw. brygga, Dan. brygge, and prob. Icel. br[=u] bridge, Sw. & Dan. bro bridge,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Tubular bridge — Bridge Bridge (br[i^]j), n. [OE. brig, brigge, brug, brugge, AS. brycg, bricg; akin to Fries. bregge, D. brug, OHG. brucca, G. br[ u]cke, Icel. bryggja pier, bridge, Sw. brygga, Dan. brygge, and prob. Icel. br[=u] bridge, Sw. & Dan. bro bridge,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • tubular bridge — noun 1. : a bridge supported chiefly by steel tubes 2. : a plate girder bridge in the form of a rectangular tube …   Useful english dictionary

  • Box girder — A box or tubular girder is a girder that forms an enclosed tube with multiple walls, rather than an I or H beam. Originally constructed of riveted wrought iron, they are now found in rolled or welded steel, aluminium extrusions or pre stressed… …   Wikipedia

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