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gird•er



Pronunciation: (gûr'dur), [key]
n.
1. a large beam, as of steel, reinforced concrete, or timber, for supporting masonry, joists, purlins, etc.
2. a principal beam of wood, steel, etc., supporting the ends of joists.

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