Definitions

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  • n. An element of a wall that resists lateral shear on a building

Etymologies

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shear +‎ wall

Examples

  • The finished form expresses transparency and light, attenuated steel frameworks contrasted against the massive shearwall, tectonics and expression of floor-plates.

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  • Sales of anchor products increased and shearwall sales increased slightly as compared to the fourth quarter of 2009.

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