from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A low or narrow space, such as one beneath the upper or lower story of a building, that gives workers access to plumbing or wiring equipment.
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- n. Alternative spelling of crawl space.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. low space beneath a floor of a building; gives workers access to wiring or plumbing
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The Major Odierno saying that he was found in a hole, otherwise described as a crawlspace, under an insert of Styrofoam and a rug.
And just to hit a point I said earlier, you see the kind of crawlspace back there?
Traditional Homes believes in long standing construction such as crawlspace foundations, 16quot; centers and heavier osb exterior sheathing.
Last spring some skunks got into the crawlspace below one of the houses in our neighborhood, and the people who live there had them dispatched.
It would have been simpler and easier to drop a rag soaked in ammonia into the crawlspace, and when the skunks exited, repair or replace the vent through which the animals were getting in.
The three-time Emmy winner channels terror, anger, resentment and hysteria in a matter of minutes on Breaking Bad when, after Gus threatens him and his family, Walt heads to the crawlspace and discovers that a portion of his rainy-day fund is missing.
I live on the bottom floor, and the entrance to the crawlspace (where the furnace lives) is through my room.
May 30, 2009 at 4: 56 AM hmmm ... i'm trying to calculate the amount of time it would take me to dredge up my wet/dry shop vac from the basement crawlspace, find some panty hose (that my wife wouldn't be tee'd off I'm wrecking), connect it all up and give this a go - versus simply putting some towels down, undoing the joint on the pipes to see if it's in there.
Squeeze (Escape Artist) – crawlspace, hole in wall
Between the stove manual, the net, and the helpful guy with an orange apron, I was able to figure out the appropriate gauge of wire for the new circuit, snake it through the wall and into the crawlspace, and terminate it in a junction box with a new plug that matched the pigtail on the stove.
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