counterbrace

1) barra de arriostramiento secundario f
2) barra de contratensión f

English-Spanish architecture and construction dictionary. 2013.

Mira otros diccionarios:

  • Counterbrace — Coun ter*brace , v. t. 1. (Naut.) To brace in opposite directions; as, to counterbrace the yards, i. e., to brace the head yards one way and the after yards another. [1913 Webster] 2. (Engin.) To brace in such a way that opposite strains are… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • counterbrace — I. ˈkau̇ntə(r)+ˌ noun Etymology: counter + brace : a brace counteracting the strain of another brace: a. : the brace of the fore topsail on the leeward side of a ship b. : counter V 4c II …   Useful english dictionary

  • counterbrace — /kown teuhr brays /, n. Engin., Building Trades. a web member of a truss subject to tension or compression under varying conditions. [1815 25; COUNTER + BRACE] * * * …   Universalium

  • counterbrace — coun·ter·brace …   English syllables

  • counterbrace — /kaʊntəˈbreɪs/ (say kowntuh brays), /ˈkaʊntəbreɪs/ (say kowntuhbrays) verb (t) (counterbraced, counterbracing) to brace the fore and main yards on opposite tacks to reduce the headway of a ship …   Australian English dictionary

Compartir el artículo y extractos

Link directo
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.