Bowstring girder


  • 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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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

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.