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l-beam

l-beam
L l

Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [el beem]
    • /ɛl bim/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [el beem]
    • /ɛl bim/

Definitions of l-beam word

  • noun l-beam an iron or steel bar, brace, or cleat in the form of an angle. 1
  • noun l-beam Also called angle, angle bar, L bar, L beam. a piece of structural iron or steel having a cross section in the form of an L . 1

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Origin of l-beam

First appearance:

before 1850
One of the 32% newest English words
First recorded in 1850-55

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Parts of speech for L-beam

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

l-beam popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 54% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 56% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

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