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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Earlier, Ateneo showed no mercy despite playing in a nonbearing game as it ripped University of Santo Tomas apart, 102-62.
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DiBuduo has expressed concern for several years that wineries and grapegrowers rely too much on the annual California Grape Acreage Report issued by the USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS), which in turn relies on voluntary reporting of bearing and nonbearing acreage, broken down by zones and grape varieties.
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The two major grape categories -- raisin and table -- also showed overall acreage declines, with the amount of bearing acres and newer, nonbearing acres, dropping, the Grape Acreage Report said.
Prospects are good for continued expansion of orange production in Florida, as more nonbearing trees reach bearing age in the next several seasons.
Apatov cut a 4- by 5-foot hole in the nonbearing wall between bedroom and stairwell, framed in a header and sill, and installed a plywood box that spans the stairwell.
The game was technically nonbearing by virtue of that fact that, whatever happened, both teams were advancing to the next round.
Only Patrombon dropped his match, 2-6, 5-7, to Susanto, while Otico won his nonbearing duel with Anthony Susanto, 6-3, 6-3, in the closing singles.
Based on reported acreage, permitted acreage numbers from the state and estimates provided on new acreage by nurseries, DiBuduo said that 645,000 vineyard acres are planted in California with 90,000 nonbearing (newly planted) and 555,000 bearing.
With the help of a contractor, they took out the kitchen ceiling and the nonbearing dining room wall; they also opened the breakfast area to the entry hall by replacing the wall and doors with a 4-by-10 beam.