Lintel

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Alternative term: Lintol

A beam over a wall opening, typically over a door or window, to carry the wall load.


Note: The German term Sturz and the French term linteau can also apply to a brick arch construction used instead of a lintel.




Please note that this is the term as it stands in the original IALA Dictionary edition (1970-1989)

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