Definition of A-frame in English:

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Image of A-frame
1A frame shaped like a capital letter A.
Example sentences
  • They have confirmed that an underwater investigations have identified hairline fissures on the A-frame structures which support the propellor shafts.
  • We followed in the footsteps of the crew along the flying walkway, passing under a large A-frame that supported the foremast.
  • Team members have to move the frame with another person standing on the bar of the A-frame, by loosening and pulling on ropes at different times.
1.1North American A house built around a timber A-frame.
Example sentences
  • A few miles away in a near-town neighborhood of lower-middle-class A-frames, several houses are decorated in familiar placards.
  • Small A-frame houses, Russian orthodox churches, and many new wooden buildings went up as Russians settled the area in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.
  • The A-frame house was the product of two years hard work; a test of the construction techniques used for the other buildings around the growing community.
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