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flitch plate[′flich ‚plāt]
The metal plate in a flitch beam or girder.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
The steel plate which is sandwiched between the timbers in a flitch beam.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.