Definition of Floor joist

1. Noun. Joist that supports a floor.

Generic synonyms: Joist

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Floor Joist

floor board
floor cell
floor cover
floor covering
floor exercise
floor exercises
floor function
floor functions
floor hockey
floor it
floor joist (current term)
floor lamp
floor leader
floor manager
floor managers
floor of orbit
floor of tympanic cavity
floor plan
floor plan lending
floor plans
floor plate
floor puzzle
floor puzzles
floor show
floor through

Literary usage of Floor joist

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Architects' and Builders' Handbook: Data for Architects, Structural by Frank Eugene Kidder (1921)
"sSo Ib on each second-floor joist, CONCENTRATED at a point ONK-FOURTH of the span from the inner end of the joist. To combine this concentrated load with ..."

2. Carpentry and Building (1908)
"... BOLT в X в POST Detail Showing How floor joist Are Carried In the Columns. ... Detail Showing Support for Center Partition and Ende of floor joist. ..."

3. Handbook of Construction Cost by Halbert Powers Gillette (1922)
"‘irst floor joist—The joist can be butted together, or they can run past h other in the center and be spiked together, which is preferable. ..."

4. Constructive Carpentry by Charles Albert King (1912)
"A floor joist should be nailed against the outside wall, to give a nailing for the floor boards and the ceiling laths. Two floor joists, with a 2" space ..."

5. Workmen's Compensation Cases: Being Reports of Cases Decided Under the by R M Minton-Senhouse, Alfred Henry Ruegg, Francis Joseph Coltman (1902)
"These are the measurements : (1) From footing to second-floor joist, 33 feet 2£ inches ; (2) from top of footing to second-floor joist, 31 feet 2£ inches; ..."

6. Ordinances of the City of Middletown by Middletown, G. W. A. Wilmer (1915)
"First floor joist up to 14 feet span between walls or supports 2"x8"x14" on center. First floor joist from 14 feet to 16 feet span between s.^ rf floor . ..."

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