Definition of Trimmer joist
1. Noun. Joist that receives the end of a header in floor or roof framing in order to leave an opening for a staircase or chimney etc..
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Literary usage of Trimmer joist
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: “a” Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature edited by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"The trimmer joist shall not receive more than six common joists, and the thickness of a trimming joist receiving a tri trimmer at not more joist shall be ..."
2. The Encyclopedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"The Hornsey by-laws with regard to trimmers are as follows:—A trimmer joist shall not receive more than six common joists, and the thickness of a trimming ..."
3. Sanitary Construction in Building by Henry Gilbert Whyatt (1906)
"(m) A trimmer joist shall not receive more than six common joists, and the thickness of a trimming joist receiving a trimmer at not more than 3 ft. from one ..."
4. Practical Building Construction by John Parnell Allen (1897)
"166, a feather-edged wood springer being nailed to the trimmer-joist, and the arch springing from both sides Fig. 167 instead of from only one (ie the wall) ..."
5. Penny Cyclopaedia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge by Charles Knight (1851)
"... on account of the extra strain thrown upon them, and called trimming-joists; c is a piece of timber called a trimmer or trimmer-joist, the ends of which ..."
6. Civil Architecture: Or, A Complete Theoretical and Practical System of Building by Edward Shaw (1836)
"... and should be 10 by 12 inches, bbbbb, trimmer joist, 4 by 12 inches, eee, deep joist, dddd, wall girders, 6 by 12 inches, с с с, deep joist stays, ..."