What does girder mean?

girder meaning in General Dictionary

One who girds a satirist

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  • a beam made often of steel; a principal support in a structure
  • One who girds; a satirist.
  • one that, or what, girds.
  • a primary ray; a stright, horizontal beam to span an opening or carry body weight, such as for example finishes of flooring beams, etc.; therefore, a framed or built-up user discharging similar company, technically known as a compound girder. See Illusts. of Frame, and Doubleframed floor, under Double.

girder meaning in Etymology Dictionary

"main encouraging beam that carries floor," 1610s, representative noun from gird, on thought of something which "holds up" something else. Used of metal connection supports from 1853.


girder meaning in General Dictionary

(n.) One who girds; a satirist.

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  • (letter.) Person who, or whatever, girds.

Sentence Examples with the word girder

Hence the moment of the load on Am at C is wy0m, and the moment of a uniform load over any portion of the girder is w X the area of the influence curve Ip' G' E ' under that portion.

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