Definition of Keelsons

1. Noun. (plural of keelson) ¹



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Definition of Keelsons

1. keelson [n] - See also: keelson

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Keelsons

keelhales
keelhaling
keelhaul
keelhauled
keelhauling
keelhauls
keelie
keelies
keeling
keelings
keelless
keelman
keelmen
keels
keelson
keelsons (current term)
keelyvine pen
keema
keen
keen-sighted
keen-witted
keen as mustard
keen on
keened
keener
keeners
keenest
keeneth
keening
keenings

Literary usage of Keelsons

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1. Handbook of Ship Calculations, Construction and Operation: A Book of by Charles Haynes Hughes (1917)
"keelsons and Longitudinals or Side Girders.—In a vessel without a double bottom there is a fore and aft center plate with angles at the top and bottom, ..."

2. The Elements of Wood Ship Construction by William Henry Curtis, 1884-, William Henry Curtis (1919)
"keelsons The number and arrangement of keelson strakes appears to be within certain limits purely a matter of individual taste with the designer. ..."

3. Report on the Ship-building Industry of the United States by Henry Hall (1884)
"There are three side keelsons on each side of the main keelson, spaced 4^ feet ... Side keelsons of Winch plate, fitted intercostally riveted to a vertical ..."

4. Iron Ship-building by John Grantham (1868)
"The centre keelsons are there shown in three forms. The first as a box keelson, formed of plates and angle- iron, running across the top of the floorings, ..."

5. Present-day Shipbuilding: A Manual for Students and Ships' Officers for by Thomas Walton (1907)
"keelsons.—The most important keelson in the ship is the centre keelson, and although ... The centre through-plate keelson and side keelsons, in vessels with ..."

6. A Dictionary of Science, Literature, & Art: Comprising the Definitions and by George William Cox (1867)
"Side keelsons. In large ships, keel- suns parallel to, and somewhat smaller than the principal keelson, and distant about six f«; from it. ..."

7. The Theory of Strains in Girders and Similar Structures: With Observations by Bindon Blood Stoney (1873)
"Rail-girders or keelsons — Economical distance between the cross-girders — Weight of single and doable lines — Weight of snow. — When the cross-girders are ..."

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