double floor


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double floor

[¦dəb·əl ′flȯr]
(building construction)
A floor in which binding joists support the ceiling joists below as well as the floor joists above.

double floor, double-joisted floor, framed floor

A floor in which the binding joists support the common joists above and the ceiling below.
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Apart from the useful double floor in the Icon tested, there is very little road noise from the rear wheels and it's extremely easy to load with a knee-high sill and high opening tailgate.
The Venga though has a serviceable boot with a capacity of 440 litres, although a nifty double floor design means this can be increased to 570 litres by using the lower floor - which also allows for taller items to be carried.
Other new features added for this year's edition of the Global Village are the Rapide River, the giant water ride, the Topbuzz, Jet Set, F1 giant slide, Double Deck (Venetian Carousel), Crazy Mouse and the world's biggest Horror City, which showcases double floor, hanging 4D, and the ghost town.
Extra space in the boot is created with a double floor concept.
The double floor was made from 1-inch-by-10-inch boards.
It has a clever double floor allowing additional, segregated stowage space for smaller or more delicate objects.
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At the other end, they beefed up a double floor joist at the kitchen by making a decorative column load-bearing and carrying the load to the foundation.
With its double floor, the M134 could support a number of seating heights and storage possibilities, as well as a relatively low, one-box "monospace" variant with seats that folded into the floor when more space was needed.
5m, a new glass and timber screen with openable sections for natural ventilation, backs up the existing external band of glazing at eye level, and a 400mm thick double floor has been laid with insulation and electricity cables and ducts to service each work place.
Adding a second building will almost double floor space for community library services, Ledford said.
Opti-Ray offers retailers a choice of display units: a single or double floor tower or countertop fixture.