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synonyms for joist

  • stud
  • beam
  • brace
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How to use joist in a sentence

In the middle of this broad and fantastically carved joist there was an old painting representing a cat playing rackets.
AT THE SIGN OF THE CAT AND RACKETHONORE DE BALZAC
Two small forks or bucks-horns fastened to a joist are indispensable articles for the support of the rifle.
A NEW GUIDE FOR EMIGRANTS TO THE WESTJ. M. PECK
To all the woodwork round the prison doors they did the like, leaving not a joist or beam untouched.
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The farmer sat down upon a joist beside a vat in which a bundle of osiers were steeping, his face turned towards the farmhouse.
AUTUMN GLORYREN BAZIN
Joist is sounded joice in Limerick; and catch is everywhere pronounced ketch.
ENGLISH AS WE SPEAK IT IN IRELANDP. W. JOYCE
Surely assembled nations Are gathering for a fête Of tournament, sham fight or joist, In pride of strength elate.
HOME LYRICSHANNAH S. BATTERSBY
Displaying greater care than it did when treating the slender roots, the carpenter measures out the requisite length on the joist.
THE LIFE OF THE FLYJ. HENRI FABRE
For he set the light very carefully in the crook of a joist so that it illumined the whole hut.
THE PATH OF THE KINGJOHN BUCHAN
Not a joist had bent, not a girder started in the long course of its two hundred and odd years of life.
IN THE HIGH VALLEYSUSAN COOLIDGE
She began at the door, found the corner of the room and stretched her arms upward until they touched the low, rough joist.
THE FOOLISH VIRGINTHOMAS DIXON
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WORDS RELATED TO JOIST

  • axle
  • balk
  • bolster
  • boom
  • brace
  • cantilever
  • column
  • crossbar
  • crosspiece
  • girder
  • jamb
  • joist
  • lintel
  • pile
  • piling
  • pillar
  • plank
  • pole
  • post
  • prop
  • rafter
  • scantling
  • shaft
  • sill
  • spar
  • stanchion
  • stay
  • stringer
  • strip
  • strut
  • stud
  • timber
  • two-by-four
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.