Encyclopedic Dictionary of Polymers

2011 Edition
| Editors: Jan W. Gooch

Lath

  • Jan W. Gooch
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-6247-8_6800

\lath alsolath\ n [ME, fr. (ass.) OE lœthth-; akin to OHGr latta lath, Welsh llath yard] (13c) One of a number of thin narrow strips of wood nailed to rafters, ceiling joists, wall studs, etc., to make a groundwork or key for slates, tiles or plastering. (Harris CM (2005) Dictionary of architecture and construction. McGraw-Hill, New York)

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  • Jan W. Gooch
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  1. 1.AtlantaUSA