flitch girder[′flich ‚gərd·ər]
A beam made of structural timbers bolted together with a steel plate between them. Also known as flitch beam; sandwich beam.
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flitch beam, flitch girder, sandwich beam
A beam built up of structural timbers which are bolted together with a steel plate sandwiched between them.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.