Lath


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lath

[lath]
(civil engineering)
A narrow strip of wood used in making a level base, as for plaster or tiles, or in constructing a light framework, as a trellis.
A sheet of material used as a base for plaster.

Lath

1. Originally a rough-sawn strip of wood fixed to timber framing with small gaps between adjacent laths as a ground for plaster. Now applied to other materials used for the same purposes, such as metal lath.
2. Narrow strips of wood that serve as a base for plaster, usually nailed to studs in walls or rafters in ceilings. See also: Douglas fir

lath

A building material used as a base for the application of plaster; see expanded metal lath, gypsum lath, metal lath, split lath, wood lath.
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That should do the job, but if not, then you might have to cut out a section of lath and plaster and fix a timber stud into the wall for a strong support.
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Three-foot wood lath (costs about 10 cents each) works to hold the cage.
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Her maternal grandparents are Shirley Babbitt of South Hadley and Leon and Carole Babbit of South Hadley; her paternal grandparent is Lath Minton of San Lorenzo, Calif.
Cimaglia Cosmetology Educator of the Year at the association's lath annual convention in Las Vegas.
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