Definition of Grillage

1. n. A framework of sleepers and crossbeams forming a foundation in marshy or treacherous soil.

Definition of Grillage

1. Noun. a foundation of crisscrossing timber or steel beams, usually for spreading heavy loads over large areas. ¹

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Definition of Grillage

1. a framework of timber [n -S]

Medical Definition of Grillage

1. A framework of sleepers and crossbeams forming a foundation in marshy or treacherous soil. Origin: F. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Grillage

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grillage (current term)
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Literary usage of Grillage

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1. Handbook of Building Construction: Data for Architects, Designing and by George Albert Hool, Nathan Clarke Johnson (1920)
"grillage Beams.—grillage beams are beams used under columns in foundations for the purpose of distributing the column loads over a wide foundation bed. ..."

2. Foundations of Bridges and Buildings by Roland Parker Davis, Henry Sylvester Jacoby (1914)
"33, page 388, May 2, 1896), a theoretical solution shows hat for the typical steel-grillage footing the pressure varies rom a maximum at the center to ..."

3. Foundations of Bridges and Buildings by Henry Sylvester Jacoby, Roland Parker Davis (1914)
"33, page 388, May 2, 1896), a theoretical solution shows that for the typical steel-grillage footing the pressure varies from a maximum at the center to ..."

4. The Architects' and Builders' Handbook: Data for Architects, Structural by Frank Eugene Kidder (1921)
"Continuous Girders in grillage-Foundations grillage-Beams Considered as Inverted Continuous Girders. As stat< the beginning of this chapter, ..."

5. International Library of Technology: A Series of Textbooks for Persons by International Textbook Company (1906)
"A similar comparison of costs between reenforced concrete footings and grillage foundations composed of concrete and steel beams, shows that the ..."

6. Building Superintendence for Steel Structures: A Practical Work on the by Edgar Stanton Belden (1917)
"Locating grillage Beams. When grillage beams are to be placed, the method just ... grillage beams are usually fastened together with separators and bolts. ..."

7. Cambria Steel: A Handbook of Information Relating to Structural Steel by Cambria Steel Co (1901)
"The grillage beams which are to be surrounded by concrete should be spaced not ,s than 3" apart in the clear between the flanges, so that the concrete may ..."

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