Flitched
Flitch Flitch, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Flitched}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Flitching}.] [See {Flitch}, n.] To cut into, or off in, flitches or strips; as, to flitch logs; to flitch bacon. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • flitched beam — noun see flitch beam …   Useful english dictionary

  • Flitch — Flitch, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Flitched}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Flitching}.] [See {Flitch}, n.] To cut into, or off in, flitches or strips; as, to flitch logs; to flitch bacon. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Flitching — Flitch Flitch, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Flitched}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Flitching}.] [See {Flitch}, n.] To cut into, or off in, flitches or strips; as, to flitch logs; to flitch bacon. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Flitch beam — A flitch beam (or flitched beam) is a compound beam used in the construction of houses, decks, and other primarily wood frame structures. Typically the flitch beam is made up of a steel plate sandwiched between two wood beams, the three layers… …   Wikipedia

  • flitch beam — /ˈflɪtʃ bim/ (say flich beem) noun a beam formed by sandwiching a thin iron plate between two pieces of timber. Also, flitched beam …   Australian English dictionary

  • flitch beam — noun or flitched beam : a beam built up of flitches between two of which a metal plate is sandwiched for reinforcement * * * Carpentry. a beam composed of planks bolted together side by side and often reinforced with a plate of iron or steel.… …   Useful english dictionary

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