Definition of Purlin. Meaning of Purlin. Synonyms of Purlin

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Definition of Purlin

Purlin
Purlin Pur"lin, Purline Pur"line, n. [Etymol. uncertain.] (Arch.) In root construction, a horizontal member supported on the principals and supporting the common rafters.

Meaning of Purlin from wikipedia

- basic types of purlin: purlin plate, prin****l purlin, and common purlin. Purlins also appear in steel frame construction. Steel purlins may be painted...
- rafter interrupted by and joined to a butt purlin. Common rafters p**** over and are supported by a prin****l purlin, if present. A "binding rafter" is not...
- gable end wall by projecting the purlins and are usually capped off by bargeboards to protect the wall and the purlin ends. The underside of the eaves...
- Indiana Log cabins were constructed with either a purlin roof structure or a rafter roof structure. A purlin roof consists of horizontal logs that are notched...
- sheeting or sheathing) to support the roof covering. Heavier under purlins or purlin plates are used to support longer rafter spans. Tie beams, which may...
- originally called Firstsäule ("ridge columns"). On a purlin roof the ridge posts carry the ridge purlin. On the latter are hung the sloping rafters to which...
- not in the wall such as crown plate, a purlin-like beam carried by crown posts in roof framing, and a purlin plate which supports common rafters. In...
- loads.[citation needed] A comparable element in roof construction is a purlin. The girt is commonly used as a stabilizing element to the primary structure...
- cold or temperate climates, it is constructed of rafters, roof trusses or purlins. The pitch of a gable roof can vary greatly. The gable roof is so common...
- straight vertical and horizontal pieces with a common rafter roof without purlins. The term box frame is not well defined and has been used for any kind...