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  • noun Plural form of I-beam.

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Examples

  • For projects with no hope of making the deadline, workers toiled instead to put up screening walls, or to neaten the piles of I-beams and rebar that normally littered the sites.

    China's Way Forward

  • Yes, it was another phantasmagorical, unruly, gigantic sculpture by Chris Burden called Beam Drop -- a collection of steel I-beams dropped from a crane and stuck in the ground, creating a strange, aggressive bouquet of aging metal.

    Edward Goldman: Welcome to a Big, Small, Strange World of Art

  • For projects with no hope of making the deadline, workers toiled instead to put up screening walls, or to neaten the piles of I-beams and rebar that normally littered the sites.

    China's Way Forward

  • NEW YORK -- The Cross at Ground Zero was one of thousands of I-beams used to construct the iron skeletons of the World Trade Center towers.

    Ground Zero Cross Headed Back To WTC Site

  • Hundreds of people turned out to see the World Trade Center I-beams.

    Across the nation, Americans pay tribute

  • In the dim yellow lighting, it looked like a scene from an apocalypse: torn I-beams warped around massive slabs of concrete and steel reaching four stories tall.

    Rogue Oracle

  • I've always thought Mr. di Suvero's enormous, muscular abstract sculptures —constructed out of salvaged materials such as I-beams, pipes, chains, tires, wood, parts of heavy construction equipment and rusted, painted and stainless steel—look best among the 500 rolling acres of the Storm King Art Center upstate.

    Soaring Forms and Mythology in the Flesh

  • I am planning to make a 4″ to 6″ struc I-beams frame to do the job. the dimensions of the house is 40′ by 24′ from the inside of my basement.

    Frame Prop | SciFi, Fantasy & Horror Collectibles

  • Photograph by Todd Eberle The Maison de Verre, designed in 1928, stands out as a one-of-a-kind hybrid with glassblock walls, I-beams and the ingenious engineering required to fit into a courtyard setting.

    The Court of Modernism

  • The I-beams are ringed with metal work made to look like the iconic arches at the base of the towers.

    Across the nation, Americans pay tribute

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