A strip of sawed stuff, or a scantling;
Sawed timbers about 7 by 2 1/2 inches and not less than 6 feet long.
A strip of wood used in fastening the edges of a tarpaulin to the deck, also around masts to prevent chafing.
A long, thin strip used to strengthen a part, to cover a crack, etc.
To furnish or fasten with battens.
A broad, formed strip of metal put over a roof seam for decorative purposes and to conceal fasteners.
Timber fillets to which slates and tiles are nailed or fixed.
A thin strip of plastic or wood used to hold the tarpaulin down around the hatches. A thin strip of plastic or wood attached to the leech sail to prevent chafing.
A narrow strip of wood, normally used to fix slates or other sheet materials in place.
A thin piece of timber that slots into the base hem of a roller shade or Roman shade so that the fabric hangs straight and rigid. Also timber struts nailed vertically to the wall for fabric walling.
A length of wood to attach a blind, pelmet or valance to a window frame.
(1) A strip of wood usually fastened to the structural deck for use in attaching a primary roof system such as tile; (2) A plastic strip, wood strip, or metal bar which is used to fasten or hold the roof and/or base flashing in place, A.K.A. Termination Bar.
Narrow strip of wood which may be used functionally to cover joints or as a decorative piece, applied vertically over boards.
Piece of sawn timber 38-75 mm thick and 75-175 mm wide
a length of carbon or plastic which adds stiffness or shape to the kite or sail.
A narrow board used to cover gaps between siding boards or sheathing; also used to brace and stiffen boards joined edge-to-edge as in a batten door.
Flexible strips of wood or plastic placed in a pocket in the leech of a sail to help the sail hold its form
(1 - General) See bar. (2 - Staging) A wooden strip at the bottom of a cloth to keep it straight and taut. (3 - Staging) A piece of wood used to join a number of flats together. (4 - Lighting) A group of luminaires.
Electrical: the compartment trough carrying a set of lamps divided into 3 or 4 circuits. Scenic: lengths of timber for tautening backcloths at top and bottom. The top edge of a cloth is gripped between two battens, termed sandwich battens. A batten is often slotted through a canvas hem.
Strips of wood laid parallel on which roof tiles are installed.
a strip fixed to something to hold it firm
a piece of plastic, wood or fibreglass (for these more technical yachts) that fits in the sail to stop the sail from flapping
A narrow metal band or plate, usually of galvanized steel or aluminum, which is used to fasten or hold in place a single ply membrane.
In America's Cup yachts, thin strips of composite material inserted into pockets in the sails to maintain proper sail shape and to support the curved leech, or rear edge, of the sails, particularly the mainsail.
A long flat strip of squared timber or metal, especially used to hold something in place or as a fastening against a wall etc.
A narrow strip used to cover joints between boards or panels.
timber strips to which roof tiles are fitted.
A symmetrical pattern used to conceal the line where two parallel boards or panels meet.
Narrow strips of wood used to cover joints or as decorative vertical members over plywood or wide boards.
A lightweight spar used for stiffening or adding curvature to a sail or wing. This serves to add effective sail area and reduce drag.
Roofing battens or ceiling battens. Usually timber members fixed at the truss chords to support roof tiles or ceiling material. Also provides lateral restraint to the truss.
A long thin piece of rectangular shaped material supporting roof tiles or covering joints between paneling.
Small section of timber to which sheet materials, slates and roof tiles are fixed.
A narrow piece of material used on the outside of a house to cover joints in walls.
formed rib that slips into sail to define airfoil shape.
A strip of thin, narrow lumber used to cover or reinforce the joint between two pieces of lumber.
( tasseau) a narrow vertical strip of wood, placed over joints of wider boards to protect the joints from the weather; the combination is called board-and-batten construction. See also siding.
Narrow strips of board used to hide joints between panels. In roofing, strips of wood used as the base for slate, clay tiles or wood shingles. For plastering, used as lath.
long and narrow strip of wood used for various purposes, e.g. hatch battens for holding down tarpaulins covering hatches, or in cargo hold to keep cargo away from the ships sides see spar ceiling
1² x 3² pieces of wood (or 1² x 4²) which can be used to fasten drape or other material
The horizontal piece on a board and batten shutter.
thin plastic strips attached to the trailing edge of the sail. Battens impart stiffness and flatten the aft half of the sail.
A narrow strip of wood, usually fixed to a wall to act as a support for a unit or shelving.
A board used to fasten other boards together or cover a joint.
Stiffening strip placed in leech of sail. Also a wooden strip fastened over a seam to stop leakage.
Narrow one-by or two-by wood strips that typically cover vertical joints between siding boards in board-and-batten siding.
Strips of wood for covering edges of boards underneath - typically a decorative element in Board and Batten siding.
A thin wooden or plastic strip inserted into a pocket on the back part (leech) of a sail.
length of fibreglass or carbon which fits in a pocket to add stiffness or shape to the sail Often used for wing tip areas.
Narrow board used to cover cladding joins.
Narrow strips of wood or metal used to cover joints on the interior or exterior of a building; they are also used for decorative effect. Back to the Top
A strip of wood that's attached to a wall to provide supports for fixing fabric or paneling.
SMALL THIN STRIPS COVERING JOINTS BETWEEN WIDER BOARDS ON EXTERIOR BUILDING SURFACES.
(1) cap or cover; (2) in a metal roof: a metal closure set over, or covering the joint between, adjacent metal panels; (3) wood: a strip of wood usually set in or over the structural deck, used to elevate and/or attach a primary roof covering such as tile; (4) in a membrane roof system: a narrow plastic, wood, or metal bar which is used to fasten or hold the roof membrane and/or base flashing in place.
A wooden bar or strip fastened to bottom or follow board for rigidity or to prevent distortion during ramming of the mold. See Ramming.
A board, either narrow or wide, nailed on the back of two or more other boards to hold them together. It seals or reinforces the joint.
narrow wood strip that covers seam between boards.
when exterior wooden boards are used vertically, a thin wooden strip, or batten, is used to cover the exposed seam between the boards. The building is said to have a board-and-batten exterior.
A flat board used to hold a hatch closed, stiffen a sail, or separate lines in rigging. (See illustration.)
Thin lengths of timber used in the fixing of roof slates or tiles.
Strips of wood used as a brace or cleat across one or more boards.
Typically small, narrow pieces of wood used to cover joints.
A batten is a thin strip of solid material (usually wood). Battens are used for various purposes in various fields. In cabinetry battens may be used to strengthen panels made up of multiple boards, as in a batten door, or to cover joins.