angle tie

noun

Definition of angle tie

2 : a tie to prevent displacement of building elements due to thrust

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First Known Use of angle tie

1782, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Angle tie.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/angle%20tie. Accessed 14 December 2019.

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