A beam or rod for holding two parts together; in railways, one of the transverse timbers which support the track and keep it in place.
when dogs mate, they become "tied" together for a short time
a horizontal beam used to prevent two other structural members from spreading apart or separating; "he nailed the rafters together with a tie beam"
make by tying pieces together; "The fishermen tied their flies"
A structural member used to bind others together.
A wood member that holds a pair of rafters at or near the bottom for support.
beam The main horizontal beam in a roof, connecting the bases of the rafters, usually just above a wall.
A wood member which binds a pair of principal rafters at the bottom.
A tie is any strong component designed to keep two objects closely linked together.