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Joist Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0

  • beam used to support floors or roofs

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  • beam used to support floors or roofs

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Joist'

  • Joist: a joist is one of the horizontal supporting members that run between foundations, walls, or beams to support a ceiling or floor. Typically, a joist has
  • I-joist: engineered wood joist, more commonly known as an I-joist, is a product designed to eliminate problems that occur with conventional wood joists. Invented in
  • Rim joist: 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. A rim joist makes up the end of the
  • 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 chords and a triangulated

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