Definition of Scantlings

1. Noun. (plural of scantling) ¹



2. Noun. (nautical) The dimensions of the timbers of a ship ¹

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Definition of Scantlings

1. scantling [n] - See also: scantling

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Scantlings

scantier
scanties
scantiest
scantily
scantily clad
scantiness
scantinesses
scanting
scantity
scantle
scantled
scantles
scantlet
scantlets
scantling
scantlings (current term)
scantly
scantness
scantnesses
scantron
scantrons
scants
scanty
scapa
scapaed
scapaing
scapas
scape
scaped
scapegoat

Literary usage of Scantlings

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1. Steel Ships: Their Construction and Maintenance : a Manual for Shipbuilders by Thomas Walton (1908)
"Hence ship-folk are in these days familiar with the three principal or fundamental types of vessels— (1) Vessels of full scantlings, ..."

2. Elementary principles of carpentry by Thomas Tredgold (1853)
"Table of the scantlings of Binding Joists, of Yellow Fir, ... Purlins may often be found apparently strong enough of less scantlings than these, ..."

3. Notes on Building Construction by Henry Fidler, Great Britain Dept. of Science and Art (1875)
"TABLE of scantlings of TIMBER, recommended by Tredgold, for different spans, ... The scantlings for the tie beams may be considerably reduced when there are ..."

4. Practical Shipbuilding: A Treatise on the Structural Design and Building of by A. Campbell Holms (1918)
"It is clear, therefore, that a vessel's scantlings should bear a relation ... The German Lloyd rules state specifically the reduction in scantlings allowed ..."

5. The Harleian Miscellany: Or, A Collection of Scarce, Curious, and by William Oldys, John Malham (1810)
"CENTURY OF THE NAMES AND scantlings Of such inventions, as at present I can call to mind to have tried and perfected, which, my former notes being lost, ..."

6. Steel Ships: Their Construction and Maintenance by Thomas Walton (1902)
"... with Full scantlings—Determination of Type—Three Deck, Ouo and Two Deck, Spar and Awning Deck Vessels—Illustration of Principal scantlings of foregoing ..."

7. The Harleian Miscellany; Or, A Collection of Scarce, Curious, and by William Oldys, John Malham (1810)
"CENTURY OF THE NAMES AND scantlings Of such inventions, as at present I can call to mind to have tried and perfected, which, my former notes being lost, ..."

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