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An iron or steel structure consisting of two horizontal beams connected by diagonal struts.
- ‘The car giant has recently unveiled a new prototype car which aims to solve the problem by replacing the pillars with a steel lattice frame combined with high-tech transparent materials.’
- ‘Stiffening in the other vertical plane is added by diagonal braces between the lattice girders on both gable walls.’
- ‘The tender for a steel lattice girder bridge in two spans had been won by a Glasgow firm and it had been transported by rail to Grassington before being erected on the site.’
- ‘A new design was developed that introduced a 300 mm thick shotcrete shell reinforced with steel fibers and lattice girders to adequately withstand the anticipated ground loads.’
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