Difference between revisions of "Beam"
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Alternative term: Girder
A slender structural member, usually horizontal, spanning between supports and designed to resist bending.
Please note that this is the term as it stands in the original IALA Dictionary edition (1970-1989)
International Association of Marine Aids to Navigation and Lighthouse Authorities - AISM