crawl space

crawlspace

[krawl-speys]
noun
(in a building) an area accessible by crawling, having a clearance less than human height, for access to plumbing or wiring, storage, etc.
Also, crawl space.


Origin:
1950–55; crawl1 + space

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crawl space

noun
low space beneath a floor of a building; gives workers access to wiring or plumbing [syn: crawlspace
crawlspace

noun
low space beneath a floor of a building; gives workers access to wiring or plumbing 
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