Definition of Transoms
1. Noun. (plural of transom) ¹
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Definition of Transoms
1. transom [n] - See also: transom
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Literary usage of Transoms
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1. A Military Dictionary and Gazetteer: Comprising Ancient and Modern Military by Thomas Wilhelm (1881)
"The string-pieces and transoms may be spiked or lashed at their points of junction. pieces halved into four transoms. The long pieces must be at least 20 ..."
2. Treatise on the Theory and Practice of Naval Architecture: Being the Article by Augustin Francis Bullock Creuze (1841)
"To lay off the transoms. To lay off the cant-timbers by level lines. The reader will observe that two processes were necessary in laying off cant-timbers by ..."
3. Military Bridges: With Suggestions for New Expedients and Constructions for by Hermann Haupt (1864)
"The frame consists of three pontoon-planks laid longitudinally on the three cylinders, and two pontoon-transoms, v;hich keep the pontoon-planks in place, ..."
4. Directions for Laying Off Ships on the Mouldloft Floor: With Some by John Fincham (1840)
"Then, take from the body plan the distance from the middle line, round the curve, for the projection of the upper surface of the transoms to the cant ..."
5. Building Construction and Superintendence by Frank Eugene Kidder (1915)
"DETAILS OF MULLIONS AND transoms.* Fig. 177 shows the usual method of constructing the mullions and transoms of double-hung frames in wooden buildings, ..."
6. Encyclopaedia Britannica, a Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and edited by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"... features beine extremely simple but fine in effect, and the windows with moulded mullions and transoms lending themselves naturally to the curve. ..."
7. Fireproof Construction: An Authoritative Presentation of the Fire Prevention by F. W. Fitzpatrick, Theodore Lincoln Condron (1914)
"Skylights and transoms. Nor has anything better than wire glass and metal framework—with as little of the latter exposed as possible—so far been devised for ..."