Bowstring girder

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Bowstring girder an arched beam strengthened by a tie connecting its two ends.
    • Bowstring girder etc. See under Bowstring Box, etc.
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Usage

In literature:

The vertical component of the stress in the end bay of the top flange of the bowstring girder, Fig.
"Scientific American Supplement, No. 483, April 4, 1885" by Various
Bowstring girder 132 241.
"Carpentry for Boys" by J. S. Zerbe
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In news:

The recent painting of Morrison Bridge, the oldest bowstring girder bridge in the state, has one local resident seeing red in more ways than one.
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