hogging frame
Hogframe Hog"frame`, n. (Steam Vessels) A trussed frame extending fore and aft, usually above deck, and intended to increase the longitudinal strength and stiffness. Used chiefly in American river and lake steamers. Called also {hogging frame}, and {hogback}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Hogging frame — Hogging Hog ging, n. (Naut.) Drooping at the ends; arching; in distinction from sagging. [1913 Webster] {Hogging frame}. See {Hogframe}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hogging-frame — The same as hog frame. in Webster …   Useful english dictionary

  • hogging frame — noun or hogging girder : hogframe …   Useful english dictionary

  • Hogging — Hog ging, n. (Naut.) Drooping at the ends; arching; in distinction from sagging. [1913 Webster] {Hogging frame}. See {Hogframe}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hogging girder — noun see hogging frame …   Useful english dictionary

  • hogframe — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun : a trussed frame extending fore and aft especially in American river and lake steamers, being usually above deck, and reaching to the ends to increase longitudinal strength and stiffness and prevent hogging called also hogback,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • hogback — Hogframe Hog frame , n. (Steam Vessels) A trussed frame extending fore and aft, usually above deck, and intended to increase the longitudinal strength and stiffness. Used chiefly in American river and lake steamers. Called also {hogging frame},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hogframe — Hog frame , n. (Steam Vessels) A trussed frame extending fore and aft, usually above deck, and intended to increase the longitudinal strength and stiffness. Used chiefly in American river and lake steamers. Called also {hogging frame}, and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hogframe — noun A trussed frame extending fore and aft, usually above deck, and intended to increase the longitudinal strength and stiffness. Syn: hogback, hogging frame …   Wiktionary

  • Glossary of nautical terms — This is a glossary of nautical terms; some remain current, many date from the 17th 19th century. See also Wiktionary s nautical terms, Category:Nautical terms, and Nautical metaphors in English. Contents: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R …   Wikipedia

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