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flitch

[flich]
(materials)
A section that is cut from a log and subsequently manufactured into veneer or lumber.
Sheets of veneer that are stacked in sequence as they have been cut from a log.
A longitudinal section of a log, sometimes having bark on one or more edges.

Flitch

A portion of a log sawed on two or more sides and intended for remanufacture into lumber or sliced or sawed veneer. Also, a complete bundle of veneers after cutting, laid together in the sequence that they were sliced or sawed.

flitch

1. A portion sawn from a log and normally manufactured into veneer or lumber.
2. Sheets of veneer, stacked in sequence, as cut from the log.
3. A thick timber cut with bark on one or more edges.
4. A board which forms part of a flitch beam.
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Roundwood members can be effectively connected when single or multiple, plain or galvanized steel or stainless-steel flitch plates are inserted into slotted ends or sides of the roundwood members [C9,C12,D7,D10] (Fig.