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stringer

1. Architect a long horizontal beam that is used for structural purposes
2. Nautical a longitudinal structural brace for strengthening the hull of a vessel

Stringer

A horizontal piece of timber or steel that connects the uprights in a framework and supports the floor; the inclined member that supports the treads and risers of a stair.

Stringer

 

a longitudinal member used in the frames of, for example, ships, aircraft, and railroad cars. Stringers usually take the form of flat wood or metal girders. The outer plating of the structure is riveted, welded, or cemented to stringers connected to such transverse members as ribs and beams.

stringer

[′striŋ·ər]
(civil engineering)
A long horizontal member used to support a floor or to connect uprights in a frame.
An inclined member supporting the treads and risers of a staircase.
(geology)
(metallurgy)
An elongated mass of microconstituents or foreign material in wrought metal oriented in the direction of working.

stringer

1. A string, 1.
3. A long, heavy horizontal timber which connects the posts in a frame which supports a floor.

stringer

stringer
A part of the aircraft fuselage and wing structure that acts as a stiffener and assists the skin to carry direct loads in the direction of its length. A stringer is a thin wooden or metallic strip running along the length of the fuselage or a wing.
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By investing in new, state-of-the-art equipment, we will be able to transfer stringer manufacturing work from the USA into the UK, giving us a competitive edge.
AFTER YEARS OF filming documentaries on such subjects as native housing in the North and Canadian Finns in Russia during the 1930s, Richard Stringer has turned to his Anglican family history for his latest film.
Stringer's grandfather, a well-known Anglican bishop named Isaac Stringer who worked in the western Arctic in the early years of the 20th century.
In order to test for any treatment effect, 100 stringers from each treatment (heated borate solution, hot water alone, and no treatment-control) for each species and 18 deckboards from each treatment for each species were tested simultaneously for modulus of rupture (MOR) and modulus of elasticity (MOE) by three-point static bending.
Following the original study plan, the first few charges of stringers were treated with water heated to approximately 60[degrees]C.
Then cut and nail treated 2-by blocks between the stringers and tight to the backside of the posts.
While editors and the common wisdom suggest that stringers deserve lower pay because their work is inferior to that of staff writers, labor representatives call that a rationalization.
In addition to the high grade gold-silver veins, the property shows potential for stringer and disseminated mineralization within broad zones of stockwork and breccia.
The vertical deflections of the stringers at midspan and quarterspan (towards the base of the stair) were measured by mounting linear voltage displacement transducers (LVDTs) onto the underside of the stringers.
Cosmetically, they hide the unsightly notched, treated stringers to make your stairs look polished.
Second, the jigs are used with 2x6s, which are less likely to shrink or crack than the cut 2x12 stringers.
As you turn them, they'll draw the treads, risers or stringers solidly together (Photo 3).