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dunnage

[′dən·ij]
(engineering)
A configuration of members that forms a structural support for a cooling tower or similar appendage to a building but is not part of the building itself.
(industrial engineering)
Padding material placed in a container to protect shipped goods from damage.
Loose wood or waste material placed in the ship's hold to protect the cargo from shifting and damage.

dunnage

1. Pieces of timber which are used to provide structural support for a large item of equipment on a rooftop.
2. Members that form a structural support for a cooling tower or the like, but are not part of the building structure itself.
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In March, parents were told Mrs Johnston would continue management of the school for two days a week, with class teachers Julie McGowan and Anita Dunnage sharing responsibility for the remainder of the week.
Apply cushioning, dunnage or blocking and bracing to any individual items that might be damaged.
If you are transporting high-value or sensitive cargo, you should put dunnage or wooden plywood in between the low bed truck trailer and the load.
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