western framing

noun

: a method of building construction in which the supporting studs extend from the top of each tier of joists to the underside of the tier next above so that each floor is independently framed

Word History

Etymology

so called from its use in the western U.S.

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“Western framing.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/western%20framing. Accessed 3 Dec. 2022.

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