crawl space


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crawl·space

or crawl space  (krôl′spās)
n.
A low or narrow space, such as one below the lower story or above the upper story of a building, that gives workers access to plumbing or wiring equipment.

crawl space

n
(Building) US a narrow space in a building giving access to wiring and plumbing
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.crawl space - low space beneath a floor of a building; gives workers access to wiring or plumbing
building, edifice - a structure that has a roof and walls and stands more or less permanently in one place; "there was a three-story building on the corner"; "it was an imposing edifice"
space - an area reserved for some particular purpose; "the laboratory's floor space"
Translations

crawl space

n (US) → niedriger Keller; (under roof) → Zwischendecke f
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The congregation's main sanctuary also suffered smoke damage from a March 8 crawl space fire near the church's 13th Avenue entrance.
At one point, Dyer was living in the crawl space beneath the woman's house, though that wasn't discovered until after the SWAT team confrontation.
If you live on a crawl space or an unconditioned or unfinished basement, this is where you need to start.
One of the most celebrated recent examples of this was Somewhere Harmony, 2003-2004, Julianne Swartz's work in the 2004 Whitney Biennial, a rambling epic of clear plastic tubes installed in the six-story-high stairwell and connected to speakers located in a crawl space between the third and fourth floors, which transmitted spoken and sung versions of "Somewhere Over the Rainbow.
In an attempt to elude them, Starks had climbed into the attic crawl space above the apartments.
Rigid foam or fibrous insulation board is used to insulate exterior walls or roofs during construction or when adding siding or reroofing, and to insulate crawl space walls.
Until this point, an additional ignition barrier was required by all Spray Foam Manufacturers for open-cell insulation in attic and crawl space applications.
Contract award: replacement of wastewater pipes in the crawl space, tynnered.
The company is warning homeowners to be on the watch for water intrusion into the home, especially from watering gardens or leaking faucets—use preventive measures to ensure there's no water run-off into the property's crawl space and check for water leaks from different indoor sources.
Napa is the latest area to become eligible for CRMP's Earthquake Brace + Bolt (EBB) program, which helps pay for seismic retrofits to houses that are most vulnerable to catastrophic damage: pre-1979 houses that aren't bolted to their foundations, include a crawl space and have unbraced "cripple walls" surrounding that crawl space.
I wonder how the asphalted portion of the crawl space was accomplished; it can't have been easy, and is it really controlling moisture from the soil?
A fire that started in the crawl space under a Springfield house took firefighters an hour to extinguish Friday, according to deputy chief of operations Mark Walker.