counterlath

noun
coun·​ter·​lath | \ "+ˌ- \

Definition of counterlath

 (Entry 1 of 2)

1 : a batten laid lengthwise between two rafters to afford a bearing for laths laid crosswise
2 : any lath laid without actual measurement between two gauged laths
3 : any of a series of laths nailed to the timbers to raise the sheet lathing above their surface to afford a key for plastering
4 : one of many laths used in preparing one side of a partition or framed wall when the other side has been covered in and finished

counterlath

transitive verb
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Definition of counterlath (Entry 2 of 2)

: to furnish with counterlaths

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Noun

counter- + lath

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“Counterlath.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/counterlath. Accessed 18 Apr. 2021.

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