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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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Union Pacific is installing the plastic in crawl spaces under seven houses in the Trainsong neighborhood this week to stop any fumes from polluted groundwater from rising up into the homes.
The PHFP25 nd HPR25 units are uniquely designed for installation in concealed spaces, including crawl spaces, plenum spaces and the areas between finished ceilings and drop ceilings.
In Standard 152, the supply zone temperature for homes with crossover ducts in crawl spaces would be estimated by calculating the temperatures for the belly space and crawl space separately and then weighting them by the surface area of duct work in each space to get an overall effective temperature for use in Equation 2.