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Joist

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Noun

1. joist

beam used to support floors or roofs

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Joist

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noun
1. 
a beam made of timber, steel, or reinforced concrete, used in the construction of floors, roofs, etc
See also rolled-steel joist
verb
2. (transitive)
to construct (a floor, roof, etc) with joists

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Joist

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noun
1. 
any of the parallel planks or beams that hold up the planks of a floor or the laths of a ceiling
verb transitive
2. 
to provide with joists

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Joist

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n.
Any of the wood, steel, or concrete beams set parallel from wall to wall or across or abutting girders to support a floor or ceiling.
tr.v. joist·ed, joist·ing, joists
To construct with joists.

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