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wale

[wāl]
(civil engineering)
(textiles)
A rib or raised cord in a woven fabric.
A lengthwise row of loops in a knitted fabric.

wale, waler, whaler

A horizontal timber or beam used to brace or support an upright member, as sheeting, formwork for concrete, etc. (See illustration p. 1052.)
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