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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In mech., a kind of girder resembling a box, made of boilerplates fastened together by angle-irons riveted to the top and bottom plates.

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  • noun A steel beam with a hollow rectangular cross section; used for constructing bridges

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  • noun a beam built up from boards; has a hollow rectangular cross section

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