Isherwood system

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

Definition of Isherwood system

: 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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History and Etymology for Isherwood system

after Benjamin F. Isherwood †1915 American naval engineer

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“Isherwood system.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Isherwood%20system. Accessed 16 Jan. 2022.

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