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  • The shooting range is made of 1-foot-thick, steel-reinforced concrete and has a switch-operated wind machine that sucks the lead particles out.

    The Mansion of Grown-Up Toys

  • Walls A foot-thick combination of solid wood and hard-foam exterior insulation seals homes more efficiently than typical shells.

    Huf House's DIY Mansions

  • His rages on the Helicarrier frequently end with a hole in the ship†™ s foot-thick hull, and an angry green figure plummeting to the ground before bounding back.

    Video: Super Hero Squad – Hulk Profile | Major Spoilers - Comic Book Reviews and News

  • Two keys and a five-digit lock combination were necessary to open its foot-thick outer door and a second inner door with steel bars.

    HITLER’S HOLY RELICS

  • A numeric code opened the foot-thick steel door, and two keys accessed a smaller inner door made of solid steel bars.

    HITLER’S HOLY RELICS

  • Eli took the axe, waited for Bobby to step back before he began swinging it in long steady strokes, making the ice chips fly, biting deep into the foot-thick layer of ice with each swing, putting the power of his legs and back and shoulders and wrists into it.

    Come Again No More

  • A diabolically designed prison, with cells made of foot-thick steel on three sides and unbreakable, two-foot-thick glass on the front.

    Demon From The Dark

  • The foot-thick walls completely blocked out the traffic noise.

    Where The Butterflies Are

  • I'd pay for my laziness later, when the computer handed me a foot-thick list of lightemitting machinery and I had to wade through it.

    Minnesota Menage

  • And those foot-thick unabridged dictionaries found in libraries held a place of honor on a lot of handmade shelves, easily seen through cell bars.

    Kenneth Hartman: Reading In Prison: Ten Books; No Hard Covers

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