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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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Because the simulations in 10 repetitions for the random error settings led to considerable computation time, the 15 large logs were not used in the random error simulation series with the floorboard sawing patterns (Fig.
THE floorboards upstairs squeak when we walk on them.
Getting to grips with creaking floorboards could be simpler than you think.
Laminate is a cheaper option to stripping wooden floorboards.
The alternative, and more extreme, solution is to take up the floorboards and cover the joists with rubberised impact board (try specialist flooring websites).
I fell through the floorboards and if my sister hadn't caught me, I would have fallen on my face.
Her and her partner pulled up the floorboards in their bedroom and found a copy of the Birkenhead News from 1965.
If floorboards are not to be covered by carpet and will be left exposed, you maynot want to have unsightly screw- heads visible.
A floorboard, where the wood is fixed to layers of plywood.
Lifting a floorboard that was previously held down by a tongue and groove side joint usually involves cutting off at least one of the side joints.
Ms Williams pointed to the spot where she had been sitting in the chapel - and when the demolition workers lifted the floorboard, there was the ring - as good as new.
By MIKE WALTERS ADRIAN LEWIS blamed a creaking floorboard as another grudge match with James Wade boiled over into a "cheat" row.