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Definitions of templet

  1. a model or standard for making comparisons Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. A gauge, pattern, or mold, commonly a thin plate or board, used as a guide to the form of the work to be executed; as, a mason's or a wheelwright's templet. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. A short piece of timber, iron, or stone, placed in a wall under a girder or other beam, to distribute the weight or pressure. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. A pattern or mould used by masons, machinists, smiths, shipwrights, etc.; it usually consists of a flat thin board, a piece of sheet-iron, or the like, whose edge is dressed and shaped to the required conformation, and is laid against the object being moulded, built, or turned so as to test the conformity of the object thereto; perforated templets are used by boilermakers and others to lay out the holes for punching: in building, (a) a short piece of timber or large stone placed in a wall to receive the impost of a girder, beam, etc., and distribute its weight; (b) a beam or plate spanning a door or window space to sustain joists and throw their weight on the piers. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  5. A mould used by bricklayers and masons in cutting or setting out their work; a mould used by millwrights for shaping the teeth of wheels; a short piece of timber under a girder or other beam. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  6. See template. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  7. -ate, n. Pattern, gauge, usu. thin board or metal plate, used as guide in cutting or drilling metal, stone, wood, &c.; timber or plate used to distribute weight in wall or over door &c.; wedge for building-block under ship\'s keel; = prec. [French] Concise Oxford Dictionary
  8. A short piece of timber placed in a wall under the end of a girder, to distribute the pressure more equally. Glossary of terms and phrases - Percy
  9. One of a pair of boards with circular edges, for describing the pattern of the tooth of a wheel ; when one is made to roll on the other, a point on its edge describes the required line. Glossary of terms and phrases - Percy
  10. Pattern of a window, etc., cut out on paper. Glossary of terms and phrases - Percy
  11. n. [Latin] A mould used by bricklayers, and masons in cutting or setting out their work;- a thin mould or pattern used by machinists, millwrights, &c.;-a short piece of timber under a beam to distribute the weight or pressure. Cabinet Dictionary
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