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Freestanding

A structural element that is fixed by its foundation at its lower end but not otherwise constrained throughout its vertical height.

freestanding

Said of a structural element which is fixed by its foundation at its lower end, but not constrained throughout its vertical height.
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We take educating patients very seriously," said Brad Shields, executive director of the Texas Association of Freestanding Emergency Centers, which represents such facilities in Texas.
However, it will not remain freestanding for long as the deck crossing will soon be connected to the flanking towers and viaducts to form the final structure, which is expected to be open by May 2017.
Helen Shaw, Laura Ashley Bathroom Collection's marketing manager, says: "We're delighted to introduce range of beautiful freestanding bathtubs.
Freestanding baths are becoming ever more popular year on year, as people seek to create that day spa, luxury hotel feel in their own homes.
Freestanding DSL is offered in various locations in the US including parts of California, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire, New York, New Jersey, North Carolina, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Texas, Washington state, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, D.
Freestanding tubs typically are not installed near a wall, so they need special plumbing.
When he was at Allmerica, the company initially chose freestanding funds for its variable products, but later became comfortable in managing the fixed-income accounts, he said.
The new freestanding furniture store replaces a previous Macy's Furniture Gallery in Paramus that closed about a decade ago.
Gill: They have five orders of priority: 1) convert the available beds that they have; 2) find beds that have been approved but not built and buy them; 3) find beds that have been approved and built, and buy them and move them; 4) buy a freestanding SNF; and 5) joint venture with a SNF.
Deterrents to freestanding outpatient facilities, however, included substantial capital investment and startup expenses.
In the spring of 1972, there were only two freestanding ambulatory surgery centers in the United States.
Five years after Texas became the first state to permit freestanding emergency rooms, more than 160 of the facilities have set up shop around the state - a presence that suburban commuters and health insurers alike are finding impossible to ignore.