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crawlspace

[krawl-speys] /ˈkrɔlˌspeɪs/
noun
1.
(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
1950-1955
1950-55; crawl1 + space
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  • Today, the crawlspace is an active archaeological dig, and artifacts are on display for visitors to view.
  • crawlspace foundation walls may be concrete, but are usually constructed of concrete masonry.
  • Pooled water under plastic sheeting used in crawlspace.
  • If the crawlspace is vented, the floor should be insulated and any pipes or ducts in the crawlspace should be insulated as well.
  • In stem wall construction, the enclosed space below the elevated floor is called a crawlspace.
  • Crawl into your attic or crawlspace and check the insulation.

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