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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...

Joist Sample Sentences in News


  • Insulating Suspension Clamp comes with preloaded nail.
    Available in ½, ¾, and 1 in. CTS sizes, Single Shot® is compatible with copper, CPVC, and PEX tubing and offers plumbers various options for facilitated installation. Key-hole closure assists in pre-hanging of pipe; installer can pre-set nail to joist, slide pipe into clamp, and then set nail. Installer may also slide pipe into Single Shot and then nail it i Read more on this news related to 'Joist'
  • CMC Steel Products to close
    Information from corporate sources was sparse Tuesday, but definitive, that CMC Steel Products will close its specialty steel joist beam fabrication plant here. Read more on this news related to 'Joist'

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