Translation: from english

scantling gauge

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  • scantling — [skant′liŋ] n. [altered (as if < SCANT + LING1) < ME scantilone, a carpenter s gauge, aphetic < NormFr escantillon, for OFr eschandillon, a measure < Prov escandil, a measure of volume < VL * scandaculum, ladder, plumb <… …   English World dictionary

  • scantling — /skant ling/, n. 1. a timber of relatively slight width and thickness, as a stud or rafter in a house frame. 2. such timbers collectively. 3. the width and thickness of a timber. 4. the dimensions of a building stone. 5. Naut. a. a dressed timber …   Universalium

  • scantling — scant•ling [[t]ˈskænt lɪŋ[/t]] n. 1) bui a timber of relatively slight width and thickness, as a stud or rafter in a house frame 2) bui such timbers collectively 3) bui the width and thickness of a timber 4) a small quantity or amount • Etymology …   From formal English to slang

  • USS Constellation (1797) — USS Constellation was a 38 gun frigate, one of the six original frigates authorized for construction by the Naval Act of 1794. She was distinguished as the first U.S. Navy vessel to put to sea and the first U.S. Navy vessel to engage, defeat, and …   Wikipedia


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