expanded metal


: sheet metal cut and expanded into a lattice and used especially as lath

Illustration of expanded metal

Illustration of expanded metal

Word History

First Known Use

1890, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of expanded metal was in 1890

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“Expanded metal.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/expanded%20metal. Accessed 13 Jul. 2024.

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