Definition of Trimmer arch
1. Noun. An arch built between trimmers in a floor (to support the weight of a hearth).
Lexicographical Neighbors of Trimmer Arch
Literary usage of Trimmer arch
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Notes on Building Construction: Arranged to Meet the Requirements of the by Henry Fidler, Great Britain Dept. of Science and Art (1891)
"When the joists are parallel to the wall in which a fireplace occurs, the trimmer arch is turned against the first continuous joist (in this case called the ..."
2. Notes on Building Construction: Arranged to Meet the Requirements of the by Percy Guillemard Llewellin] [Smith (1891)
"290, then the trimmer arch may be continued past the crown, as shown in Fig. 291, springing on one side from the chimney breast and on the other from a ..."
3. Rivington's Notes on Building Construction by Walter Noble Twelvetrees (1915)
"<filing. telling-in pieces are necessary de, and the depth of the floor It of an arch such as that in the trimmer arch may be con- !i. crown, ..."
4. The Recovery of Jerusalem: A Narrative of Exploration and Discovery in the by Charles William Wilson, Charles Warren, Arthur Penrhyn Stanley, Richard Phené Spiers, Samuel Anderson, Greville John Chester, Frederick Whitmore Holland (1871)
"To its south there is a vacant space 8 feet wide covered by a trimmer arch, and further southwards a very old arch and a lot of vaults of various dates, ..."
5. A Manual of Carpentry and Joinery by J. W. Riley (1905)
"is named a coach-headed trimmer arch. Fig. 383 is a sketch of the same fireplace, ... As an alternative, the trimmer arch may abut square on the trimmer, ..."
6. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and (1910)
"The hearth is now often formed in solid concrete, supported on the brick wall and fillets fixed to the floor joists, without any trimmer arch and finished ..."