batten plate

noun

Definition of batten plate

: a short plate used to connect two parallel parts of a built-up structural-steel member of a bridge or building

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“Batten plate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/batten%20plate. Accessed 24 Jan. 2021.

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