Isherwood system

noun Ish·er·wood system \ˈishə(r)ˌwu̇d-\

Definition of Isherwood system

  1. :  a technique of ship construction employing large transverse frames widely spaced and light longitudinal members closely spaced —called also longitudinal framing

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Origin and Etymology of isherwood system

after Benjamin F. Isherwood †1915 American naval engineer

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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