transfer column

transfer column

A column in a multistory framed building that is not continuous down to the foundation, but is supported at some intermediate level where the load is transferred to adjacent columns.
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
Additionally, in order to ensure the angle of the transfer columns was 100% accurate, the general contractor, ACC, used custom-built circular steel formwork for all 16 locations.
I knew Andy was an outstanding centre-forward on his day and that he had suffered a number of injury problems, but his name had never come up, even in one of those speculative Sunday newspaper transfer columns that linked clubs with all and sundry on the basis that one day they might strike it lucky.
Any interest whatsoever, regardless of how casual, can find a way into the transfer columns.