Encyclopedic Dictionary of Polymers

2011 Edition
| Editors: Jan W. Gooch

Batten

  • Jan W. Gooch
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-6247-8_1134

\ba-tәn\ n [alter. of ME batent, bataunt finished board, fr. MF batant, fr. pre part of battre] (1658) Small thin strips covering joints between wider boards on exterior building surfaces. (Harris CM (2005) Dictionary of architecture and construction, McGraw-Hill Co.)

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  • Jan W. Gooch
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  1. 1.AtlantaUSA