(in a roof) a rod for preventing the sagging of an open-web steel joist that is used as a purlin with its depth at right angles to a roof slope.
noun 1. Sawatch.
noun, plural saguaros. 1. a tall, horizontally branched cactus, Carnegiea (or Cereus) gigantea, of Arizona and neighboring regions, yielding a useful wood and bearing an edible fruit: still locally common, though some populations have been reduced. noun (pl) -ros 1. a giant cactus, Carnegiea gigantea, of desert regions of Arizona, S California, and Mexico, having […]
noun 1. a river in SE Canada, in Quebec, flowing SE from Lake St. John to the St. Lawrence. 125 miles (200 km) long. noun 1. a river in SE Canada in S Quebec, rising as the Péribonca River on the central plateau and flowing south, then east to the St Lawrence. Length: 764 km […]
[sah-gee-uh el ham-ruh; Spanish sah-gyah el ahm-rah] /ˈsɑ gi ə ɛl ˈhæm rə; Spanish ˈsɑ gyɑ ɛl ˈɑm rɑ/ noun 1. the N part of Western Sahara.