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batten in Construction topic

battenbatten2 noun [countable]  TBCa long narrow piece of wood that is attached to other pieces of wood or another building material to strengthen them and keep them in place
Examples from the Corpus
battenI prized a batten off the wall behind my bed.A dual batten option is commonplace, enabling the sail to be set soft if desired.Dual batten system A way of saying that the sail can use full or half length battens.And as an aid to drilling, make a simple template from a length of batten.Fix the batten in place with angle brackets, then attach the blind with touch-and-close fastener.I nailed the batten back on top.The board is then cut to size and screwed on to the battens.