tie beam

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a horizontal beam used to prevent two other structural members from spreading apart or separating

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Tie pieces of string to the sticks so that the strings crisscross the soil.
After finding children crying from the top of a five-storey building, they told the children to tie pieces of string, blankets, handkerchiefs and rope for Reed to climb up and rescue them.
The NER database will tie pieces of equipment and their identifying information, such as serial numbers and other distinctive characteristics, to the owners to help law-enforcement agencies determine whether equipment is in the possession of its owners or others.
If we had tried auger boring to install the 16-inch diameter casing, the rocks and railroad tie pieces would have gotten jammed in the auger flights, and the steel scrap may have broken them.
Today, Mircosoft is developing the CD-ROM and multimedia software that will tie pieces of information together and will let students electronically follow their curiosity.