HyperDic: joist

English > 1 sense of the word joist:
NOUNartifactjoistbeam used to support floors or roofs
joist > pronunciation
Soundsjhoy'st
Rhymesfoist ... voiced: 5 rhymes with oyst...
English > joist: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
Meaningbeam used to support floors or roofs.
Narrowerfloor joistjoist that supports a floor
trimmer, trimmer joistjoist that receives the end of a header in floor or roof framing in order to leave an opening for a staircase or chimney etc.
Broaderbeamlong thick piece of wood or metal or concrete, etc., used in construction
Spanishvigueta
Catalanbigueta

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