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ledger

1. a flat horizontal slab of stone
2. a horizontal scaffold pole fixed to two upright poles for supporting the outer ends of putlogs
3. Angling
a. a wire trace that allows the weight to rest on the bottom and the bait to float freely
b. (as modifier): ledger tackle

Ledger

A wood strip nailed to the lower side of a girder to provide a bearing surface for joists.

ledger

[′lej·ər]
(civil engineering)
A main horizontal member of formwork, supported on uprights and supporting the soffit of the formwork.
(engineering)
The horizontal support for a scaffold platform.

ledger

ledger, 2
ledger, 1
1. In formwork, a horizontal member which is supported by hangers or by upright posts and carries joists.
2. A horizontal member which is housed in the studs of balloon framing and carries joists.
3. In scaffolding, one of the horizontal members fastened to uprights which support the put-logs and which are at right angles to the wall; they carry the boards on which the workmen stand.
4. A flat slab of stone, such as that laid horizontally over a grave.
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This award tonight would have humbly honored Heath's quiet determination to be validated in an industry he so loved," said Ledger's father, Kim Ledger, who accepted the award with his mother, Sally Bell, and his older sister, Kate Ledger.