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  • cantilever — [kant′ l ē΄vər, kant′ lev΄ər] n. [as if < CANT2 + I + LEVER, but < ?] 1. a large bracket or block projecting from a wall to support a balcony, cornice, etc. 2. a projecting beam or structure supported at only one end, that is anchored as to …   English World dictionary

  • cantilever — ► NOUN 1) a long projecting beam or girder fixed at only one end, used chiefly in bridge construction. 2) a bracket or beam projecting from a wall to support a balcony, cornice, etc. ► VERB ▪ support by a cantilever or cantilevers. ORIGIN of… …   English terms dictionary

  • cantilever — 1660s, probably from CANT (Cf. cant) (2) + LEVER (Cf. lever), but earliest form (c.1610) was cantlapper. First element also may be Sp. can dog, architect s term for an end of timber jutting out of a wall, on which beams rested …   Etymology dictionary

  • cantilever — /kan tl ee veuhr, ev euhr/, n. 1. any rigid structural member projecting from a vertical support, esp. one in which the projection is great in relation to the depth, so that the upper part is in tension and the lower part in compression. 2.… …   Universalium

  • cantilever — UK [ˈkæntɪˌliːvə(r)] / US [ˈkæntɪˌlɪvər] noun [countable] Word forms cantilever : singular cantilever plural cantilevers a piece of wood or metal fixed to the side of an upright post or a wall and used for supporting something such as a bridge a… …   English dictionary

  • cantilever — 1. noun A beam anchored at one end and projecting into space, such as a long bracket projecting from a wall to support a balcony. 2. verb To project in the manner of a cantilever, or to project (something) by means of a cantilever …   Wiktionary

  • cantilever — n. & v. n. 1 a long bracket or beam etc. projecting from a wall to support a balcony etc. 2 a beam or girder fixed at only one end. v.intr. 1 project as a cantilever. 2 be supported by cantilevers. Phrases and idioms: cantilever bridge a bridge… …   Useful english dictionary

  • cantilever — can|ti|le|ver [ kæntı,livər ] noun count a piece of wood or metal fixed to the side of an upright post or a wall and used for supporting something such as a bridge: a cantilever bridge/roof/beam …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • cantilever — [ kantɪli:və] noun a long projecting beam or girder fixed at only one end, used chiefly in bridge construction. ↘a bracket or beam projecting from a wall to support a balcony, cornice, etc. verb [usu. as adjective cantilevered] support by a… …   English new terms dictionary

  • cantilever — can|ti|le|ver [ˈkæntıli:və US tl i:vər] n [Date: 1600 1700; Origin: Perhaps from CANT13 + lever] a long piece of metal or wood that sticks out from an upright post or wall and supports a shelf, the end of a bridge etc >cantilevered adj ▪ a… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • cantilever — noun (C) a beam that sticks out from an upright post or wall and supports a shelf, the end of a bridge etc …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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