Definition of Girts

1. Noun. (plural of girt) ¹



2. Verb. (third-person singular of girt) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Girts

1. girt [v] - See also: girt

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Girts

girsha
girshes
girt
girted
girth
girthed
girthier
girthiest
girthing
girthless
girths
girthy
girting
girtline
girtlines
girts (current term)
girus
giruses
girvasite
girya
gis
gisaring
gisarings
gisarm
gisarme
gisarmes
gisarms
gise
gish
gished

Literary usage of Girts

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1. Handbook of Building Construction: Data for Architects, Designing and by George Albert Hool, Nathan Clarke Johnson (1920)
"Design of girts.—It will be assumed that the sides and ends of the building are to be covered with corrugated steel backed with a suitable anti-condensation ..."

2. The Design of Steel Mill Buildings and the Calculation of Stresses in Framed by Milo Smith Ketchum (1921)
"Design of Purlins and girts.—The maximum component along the roof of the dead and snow loads ... The maximum spacing of the girts will be about 5 ft. 0 in. ..."

3. The Theory and Practice of Modern Framed Structures, Designed for the Use of by John Butler Johnson, Charles Walter Bryan, Frederick Eugene Turneaure, William Spaulding Kinne (1916)
"Design of girts.—The siding, which is 22 gauge corrugated steel with anti-condensation lining, is carried by girts which are fastened to the columns. ..."

4. Building Construction and Superintendence by Frank Eugene Kidder (1915)
"For wider studding the thickness of the posts and girts must be the same as the ... 37 and 38 show various details of the framing of posts and girts in a ..."

5. The Cultivator by New York State Agricultural Society (1860)
"The girts on the side of the building should he five feet apart; a row of posts through the middle ia necessary to put girts in, to hold the poles that the ..."

6. Structural Engineers' Handbook: Data for the Design and Construction of by Milo Smith Ketchum (1914)
"Weight of Purlins, girts, Bracing, and Columns.—Steel purlins will weigh from ij ... girts and window framing will weigh from 11 to 3 Ib. per sq. ft. of net ..."

7. Structural Engineers' Handbook: Data for the Design and Construction of by Milo Smith Ketchum (1918)
"Weight of Purlins, girts, Bracing, and Columns.—Steel purlins will weigh from ij ... girts and window framing will weigh from Ii to 3 Ib. per sq. ft. of net ..."

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