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girt

Nautical moored securely to prevent swinging

Girt

In a braced frame, a horizontal member at an intermediate level between the columns, studs, or posts; a heavy beam, framed into the studs, which supports the floor joists.

girt

[gərt]
(civil engineering)
A timber in the second-floor corner posts of a house to serve as a footing for roof rafters.
A horizontal member to stiffen the framework of a building frame or trestle.
(engineering)
A brace member running horizontally between the legs of a drill tripod or derrick.
(mining engineering)
In square-set timbering, a horizontal brace running parallel to the drift.

girt

girt, 2
A horizontal structural member in the framing, 3 of an early timber-framed house, typically supporting the ends of the ceiling joists and acting as the main horizontal support for the floor above; often located about halfway between the groundsill, 2 and the horizontal timber at the top of the wall (the top plate) The term girt often is preceded by an adjective indicating its position; for example, front girt denotes a heavy timber that runs horizontally along the front of the house; rear girt denotes a heavy timber that runs horizontally along the rear face of the house; chimney girt denotes a heavy timber that acts a main horizontal support between chimney posts. See illustration under timber-framed house.
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Switch voltages are transition stages in gird and they appear (for example) when we have two circuits (Fig.
CHARIKAR (PAN): An ISAF supply vehicle was torched by rebels in the Siah Gird district of central Parwan province on Friday morning, an official said.
A gird station has been established in I-16 but without water life is impossible there.
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The offensive was conducted in the Qamchaq valley of Siah Gird town, the district chief, Abdul Aleem Mujaddedi, told Pajhwok Afghan News.
Thousands of people protested on GT road against un-announced and prolong load shedding and set to fire the gird station.
Besides, they're way up high, unlikely to offend Brother Derek and Barbaro as they gird for battle in today's Kentucky Derby.
Electricity of 300 MW would be added in the national gird from Salt Range Mine Mouth Power Project by end of 2018 while the Hubco would give 660 MW to national gird by 2018.
Zahak's body found in the Qamchaq area of Siah Gird district in central Parwan province on Tuesday, days after being seized by unidentified gunmen on his way to Bamyan City from Siah Gird.