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  • n. A layer of flooring underneath the top layer or carpet.


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under- +‎ flooring


  • Dubberly also nixed a Boeing Vertol plan to use the famous composite Kevlar, the stuff used in bulletproof vests, in the underflooring of the fuselage.

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  • I used to get back spasms any time I stood in my kitchen cement underflooring for more than about 1/2 hour.

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  • But this is not certain, as the urine may have soaked deeply into the wood or even into the underflooring; people sometimes find out to their dismay that every time the weather turns humid or rainy, or if the area becomes wet for any reason, the smell reemerges, right through the fresh finish.


  • Anyway, Fritz was careful to point out to Norm that there weren’t hardwood floors anywhere in the house we’d been warned that appraisers frequently assume you have them and drive the tax way up just the cement slab downstairs and underflooring topped with linoleum upstairs.



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