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  • n. Plural form of footing.


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  • They are terrible fellows for making one pay "footings," and their object was to intercept my retreat downwards.

    A Boy's Voyage Round the World

  • (Dan Erdmann, KX News) Right now, crews are working on the underground portion of the pumping station, such as footings and the basin of the reservoir, which has a capacity of over one million gallons.


  • Footings to walls.] termed "footings" to the walls.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Part 3 "Brescia" to "Bulgaria"

  • Also, it is the law to call the Miss Utility line locator company at 811 before you dig for footings, fences, shrubs and trees.

    Fewer and fewer plants are truly deer-resistent

  • It is the rebar reinforced concrete in the footings, columns and dalas as well as the rebar and fill within the block itself that supports the house and walls.

    Cinder block vs brick

  • Up until then I had used the traditional firme subfloor which was a non-reinforced concrete pad poured between the footings.

    Cinder block vs brick

  • As far as failure of footings, posts or beams during an earthquake, I saw first hand how improperly tied rebar cages led to complete structural failure.

    Cinder block vs brick

  • The real strength of a properly constructed block home is in the steel re-enforced concrete box structure of footings, columns and headers.

    Cinder block vs brick

  • The footings/columns/dala would stand on their own and not fall in an earthquake - blocks on their own would fall.

    Cinder block vs brick

  • Undersized rebar, stirrups tied too far apart and failure to leave long enough rebar protrusions from the footings to tie the posts to were the main mistakes.

    Cinder block vs brick


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