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A wood strip or block which serves as a backing into which nails can be driven.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
A block of wood installed within construction to provide a means of attaching other pieces of wood or materials.
Illustrated Dictionary of Architecture Copyright © 2012, 2002, 1998 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved
A wood strip, attached to a surface; used as a base for nailing or fastening another material.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.