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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.
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crawl space

n
(Building) US a narrow space in a building giving access to wiring and plumbing
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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"
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Translations

crawl space

n (US) → niedriger Keller; (under roof) → Zwischendecke f
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