Flitch


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Acronyms, Wikipedia.
Related to Flitch: Flitch beam, Flitch of bacon

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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

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.
Illustrated Dictionary of Architecture Copyright © 2012, 2002, 1998 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved

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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
References in periodicals archive ?
Flitches were gathered directly after being sawn from logs, which enabled measurements for the pieces before further processing.
We removed the flitches from cold storage and edged the flitches to remove wane just before edge gluing.
Flitch dimension, number of defects per flitch, and species all significantly affected board value graded by mill grader and the NHLA grader.
In this study, 143 kiln-dried, unedged birch flitches were obtained from a sawmill in south-central Alaska.
As a pagan right, the Flitch Trials were said to have been tried first by monks, then by civil courts after the dissolution of the monasteries in the 16th century.
Mr Madge, who will hold the ancient position of Court Leet's "fish and flesh taster", said the last flitch trial in Alcester was held in the 1970s.
The SAS PROC MIXED procedure was used because equal numbers of veneers were not produced for each flitch and because veneers broken during manufacturing created missing data points.
Effect of edging and docking methods on volume and grade recoveries in the simulated production of flitches. Ann.
A flitch for each species was obtained from an Indiana veneer company.
Those include Lucas Selby, former winner of the Roux scholarship and who was head chef at Hide Above, at London's Mayfair; Tim Allen, who runs The Flitch of Bacon and Tom Anglesea, of London's acclaimed Laughing Heart restaurant.
On the other side of the equation are companies like Flitch Furniture, which used a holiday pop-up shop to showcase its products before launching its online store.