Definition of Purlines

1. purline [n] - See also: purline



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Purlines

purity rings
purl
purl stitch
purled
purler
purlers
purlicue
purlicued
purlicues
purlieu
purlieus
purlieux
purlin
purline
purlines (current term)
purling
purlings
purlins
purloin
purloined
purloiner
purloiners
purloining
purloinment
purloinments
purloins
purloo
purls
purly

Literary usage of Purlines

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Introduction to the Mechanical Principles of Carpentry by Benjamin Hale (1827)
"It only remains now to give the rules for purlines and common rafters. ยง6. ... The stress upon purlines is proportional to the distance they are apart; ..."

2. Elementary Graphic Statics and the Construction of Trussed Roofs a Manual of by Nathan Clifford Ricker (1886)
"... such as rafters, ceiling joists, purlines, members of trusses, details of joints, etc. The formulae are really derived from those formulae usually given ..."

3. Elementary Graphic Statics and the Construction of Trussed Roofs: A Manual by Nathan Clifford Ricker (1886)
"... such as rafters, ceiling joists, purlines, members of trusses, details of joints, etc. The formulae are really derived from those formulae usually given ..."

4. Elementary Graphic Statics and the Construction of Trussed Roofs: A Manual by Nathan Clifford Ricker (1892)
"... such as rafters, ceiling joists, purlines, members of trusses, details of joints, etc. The formulae are really derived from those formulae usually given ..."

5. The Practical Builder: Or, Workman's General Assistant; Shewing the Most ...by William Pain by William Pain (1789)
"The Moulds f and с in the Plan В cut the Sweep of the purlines ; and the Moulds ba and с d are for the Top and Bottom of the ..."

6. Massachusetts Reports: Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Judicial by Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court (1903)
"This set or bay of purlines had not been erected in place or attached at the time of the ... The purlines could not be attached until the wall was up. ..."

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