Encyclopedic Dictionary of Polymers

2011 Edition
| Editors: Jan W. Gooch

Lintel

  • Jan W. Gooch
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-6247-8_6951

\lin-tәl\ n (ME, fr. MF, fr. LL limitaris threshold, fr. L, constituting a boundary mfr. limit-, limes boundary] (14c) Horizontal beam supported at each end and spanning an opening. Usually supports the structure above it.

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  • Jan W. Gooch
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  1. 1.AtlantaUSA