an iron or steel plate uniting the angles or flanges of a composite girder, column, or strut.
(in structural design) a horizontal rectangular plate that is used to connect pairs of steel sections by being riveted or welded across them to form a composite section
- Batten’s disease
noun a rare hereditary disease in which lipids accumulate in the nervous system, leading to mental deterioration, spasticity, and blindness that start in early childhood
- Batten-mayou disease
batten-mayou disease Batten-Mayou disease Bat·ten-May·ou disease (bāt’n-mā’ōō) n. See Spielmeyer-Vogt disease.
n. type of cake, 1903, from name of a town in Germany, the seat of a family which became known in Britain as Mountbatten. Historical Examples Among them were two brothers, of the name of battenberg; they were of a noble family, and prominent members of the league. History of the Reign of Philip the […]
noun an oblong sponge cake divided longitudinally into four square sections, two coloured pink and two yellow, with an outer coating of marzipan Historical Examples This design may be made up in battenburg braid, or of point or Honiton braid according to the texture of the lace desired. The Art of Modern Lace Making The […]