Joist

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Joist Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • beam used to support floors or roofs

Definitions from Wiktionary


  • beam used to support floors or roofs

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Joist'


  • Joist: In architecture and engineering , a joist is one of the horizontal supporting members that run between foundations, walls, or beams to ...
  • I-joist: An engineered wood joist , more commonly known as an I-joist, is a product designed to eliminate problems that occur with conventional wood ...
  • Open web steel joist: In structural engineering , the open web steel joist (OWSJ) is a lightweight steel truss consisting, in the standard form, of parallel ...
  • Rim joist: In the framing of a deck or building, a rim joist is the final joist that caps the end of the row of joists that support a floor or ceiling ...

Joist Sample Sentences in News


  • Students get lesson in fire power
    Confederation College pre-service firefighter students watch as manufactured floor joists collapse during a demonstration burn on Wednesday. (Brent Linton) Read more on this news related to 'Joist'

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