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Isaac Kremer/ January 14, 2018/ / 0 comments

A metal clamp or tie rod with plain or decorative end washers that helps prevent walls from bulging; often ornamental in appearance. Photo from Baltimore, Maryland, 2018. 2. Raised central block, common in Prairie houses. 3. Any of various metal devices for binding one part of a structure to another. 4. A mechanical device for locking a stressed tendon in position and delivering the prestressing force to the concrete, either permanently in a posttensioned member or temporarily during hardening of a pretensioned concrete member. Also called anchorage. (Ching, 1995)

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