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box frame

noun
1.
Architecture. a monolithic reinforced-concrete structure having walls and floors in the form of slabs.
2.
Building Trades. a window frame with pockets for sash weights.
Origin
1875-1880
1875-80
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  • The outer box frame represents the boundary of volume modeled.
  • Heavy gauge steel construction and a welded internal box frame provide additional strength.
  • box frame construction provides rigidity without relying on the vehicle side wall strength.
  • The result is a heavy timber box frame that encloses the chimney above the attic floor.
  • Set the monument box frame so that the top of the box is flush with the proposed finished grade.

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