Batten sentence example

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  • The tiles can be clipped onto a 8mm diameter steel rod, rope or nailed onto a wooden batten.
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  • This may require an additional counter batten to be fixed to the top or bottom of the rafter to increase the insulation space.
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  • Where the timbers do not line up with your fixings, you can use a suitably sized timber batten to bridge between them.
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  • The ridge tile should be neatly drilled in the center to allow the fixing to pass through into the ridge batten or board below.
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  • Here the batten cavity should be ventilated (see fig 1 ).
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  • The order came for the Jap guards to batten down the holds.
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  • The batten thickness on the circular bay was achieved by using thinner pliable laths until the required thickness had been achieved.
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  • All batten nails need to penetrate a structural material by a minimum of 38mm.
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  • Cedar panel siding is available in many exterior forms, ranging from the traditional bevel siding, to the more uncommon board and batten.
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  • Board and batten consists of wide boards with the joints covered by narrower pieces of cedar trim.
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  • A natural disaster can occur swiftly so that there can be little to do but batten down the hatches and wait it out.
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  • It was Vice-Admiral Batten's squadron which bombarded Scarborough when Henrietta Maria landed there.
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  • At the Restoration Sir William Batten became once more surveyor of the navy.
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  • In this office he was in constant intercourse with Pepys, whose diary frequently mentions him; but the insinuations of Pepys against him must not be taken too seriously, as there is no evidence to show that Batten in making a profit from his office fell below the standards of the time.
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  • For cutting the shorter edge I used a piece of slate batten.
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  • Mark a 120 x 180mm wide rectangle on the underlay directly below the tile batten where the vent is to be fixed.
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  • This needs to be checked before the first piece of underlay or counter batten is fitted.
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  • This will encourage water on the main roof slope underlay to drain down the side of the valley batten.
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  • Unlike tiles that have nibs to locate them on a batten, every double lap slate needs to be twice nailed.
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  • Fixing Each hip tile needs to be nailed into the hip rafter, or a hip batten greater than 25mm thick.
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  • In 1648, when Sir William Batten went over to Holland with a portion of his squadron, Ayscue's influence kept a large part of the fleet loyal to the Parliament, and in reward for this service he was appointed the following year admiral of the Irish Seas.
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  • To the end of the First Civil War, Batten continued to patrol the English seas, and his action in 1647 in bringing into Portsmouth a number of Swedish ships of war and merchantmen, which had refused the customary salute to the flag, was approved by parliament.
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  • When part of the fleet revolted against the parliament, and joined the prince of Wales in Holland, May 1648, Batten went with them.
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  • The Batten Kill is the principal river flowing into the Hudson.
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