main beam

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Main beam

In floor construction, one of the principal beams which transmits loads directly to the columns.

main beam

A principal beam used to carry a load, which transmits the load directly to the columns.

main beam

main beam
The principal beam of radar.
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I lay down on my back, and, naturally, just before I dropped off, my eyes traveled to the roof above me, and then I saw that the main beam which bore the weight of the joists was being slightly shaken from east to west.
Driving with your main beams on (denoted by the blue symbol on your dashboard) is dangerous to oncoming traffic as it dazzles other motorists.
The deer in the picture appears to have less-than-average mass, and about 18-inch main beams and about an 18-inch inside spread.
Check all car lights Check that indicators, rear lights, brake lights, sidelights, headlights and main beams are working properly.
The main beams normally produce about 30 percent of the total score.
The main beams over the main pool are up to 34m long.
Talbert manufactured this 55SA-HX trailer with upper flange reinforcement through the two outside main beams where there's a gusset from the web to the bottom of the flange.
I nicknamed him "Twister" because his main beams tipped up and twisted to make his crab claw points sit in front of each other.
Witnesses said that flames erupted like exploding bombs as the roof of the building collapsed, crashing through the floors below and tearing down main beams.
Axis bucks sport impressive racks, typically in a 3x3 configuration with long, forked main beams and foot long eye guards that share a common base with the main beam.
Columns and main beams are made of 34 mm diameter steel water pipes, with 27 mm diameter pipes employed as sub-beams.
The original house is of red sandstone retaining its main beams under a roof featuring King and Queen post trusses.