Floor joists together with their strutting and supports.


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PAVEMENT

1. A hard floor of concrete, brick, tiles, or other material. 2. A paved surface.

OVERSITE CONCRETE

A layer of concrete that is installed below a slab or other type of floor surface.

ORTHOTROPIC DECK

A bridge deck constructed typically of flat steel plate and longitudinal and transverse ribs; functions in carrying traffic and acting as top flanges of floor beams.

NONSKID

Pertaining to a surface that is roughened to reduce slipping, as a concrete floor treated with iron filings or carborundum powder, or indented while wet.

LIFT-SLAB CONSTRUCTION

Pouring reinforced concrete roof and floor slabs at ground level, then lifting them into position after hardening.

INVERT

The floor or bottom of a conduit.

HONEYCOMB WALL

A brick wall having openings created either by allowing gaps between stretchers or by omitting bricks and used to support floor joists and provide ventilation under floors.

HOLME MUD SAMPLER

A scooplike device holonomic constraints which can be lowered by cable to the ocean floor to collect sediment samples.

SEALING

The caulked floor of the hold. (ceiling).

ANCHOR

A device used to secure a ship to the sea floor

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