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Lintel

Written by; Joy Smithers / TCCN Staff Writer
Added on: Sun Jun 28 2009

  


A lintel is a horizontal load bearing member place between two vertical supports. For example, the top of a door frame is a lintel. In classical architecture, lintels were placed between two pillars, or two piles of stones.

  

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