ribbing

Definitions

Cars & Driving

  • noun solid ribs in castings or mouldings to increase rigidity
  • noun a narrow recess stamped into relatively flat body panels, e.g. floorpans, that helps to reinforce the panel and to suppress vibrations in it

Construction

  • A more-or-less regular corrugation of the surface of wood, caused by differential shrinkage. See also crimping, washboarding.
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