nonbearing

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nonbearing

(ˌnɒnˈbɛərɪŋ)
adj
(Architecture) architect relating to a part of a structure, such as a wall, that does not support vertical weight or anything other than itself
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Adj.1.nonbearing - (of a structural member) supporting no vertical weight other than its own; "they took out a nonbearing wall"
bearing - (of a structural member) withstanding a weight or strain
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