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floor

noun base, basis, bedrock, bottom, flooring, foundation, fundamental basis, girder, ground, groundwork, jumping off point, premise, principle, rudiment, starting point, support, supporting structure, underlying principle, underpinning basis
Associated concepts: floor plan in zoning and construccion laws, hacking the floor in parliamentary procedure, minimum wage
See also: recognition
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If you have solid timber floorboards, each board is slotted into the next by a tongue and groove joint along the long edges.
Comparing the simulation results of the full sample with those of the subsample of smaller logs, both sawn with floorboard patterns, it can be observed that for the subsample, the resulting value recovery generally shows a higher sensitivity to the knot description errors.
THE floorboards upstairs squeak when we walk on them.
Getting to grips with creaking floorboards could be simpler than you think.
At 6pm, LH, at my request, lifts landing floorboards and scarpers.
Laminate is a cheaper option to stripping wooden floorboards.
Evil Devesey murdered the mother of their young son and then hid her body under the floorboards in Whateley Road, Handsworth.
Instead of floorboards upstairs, there are large boards which have been creaking and groaning for years.
OVER time, floorboards can warp and twist and dislodge the nails that secure them to the joists beneath.
Police said they found a DVD copy of ``The Fast and the Furious'' on the floorboard of the teenager's car.
He claimed: "Our understanding is that the lady's son removed a floorboard because it was a bit loose and that's what caused the accident.
We found it on the floorboard under the driver's seat'' of Anderson's car.