eaves gutter

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gutter, 1
1. A shallow channel of metal or wood set immediately below and along the eaves of a building to catch and carry off rainwater from the roof. Also see box gutter, concealed gutter, flying gutter, standing gutter, sunk gutter, through gutter. Also called eaves gutter, eaves trough, roof gutter.
2. In electrical wiring, the space provided at the sides, top, or bottom within an electric panel or switchboard to permit the installation of feeder and branch wiring conductors.
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Stone eaves gutters don't have the facility for steps, therefore an alternative expansion joint system should be used or don't use lead at all.
Flat roofs have a parapet gutter and a number of sloping roofs meeting at one point have a valley gutter, which links up with either a parapet or eaves gutter.
The consultation concerns - Pavement rehabilitation of a roundabout and a ramp,- The partial reversal of the wearing of a roundabout,- Reprofiling pavements and performing surface dressing,- The demolition of pavement and a yard track,- Recovery of existing stock and the implementation of topsoil and materials from the site,- Modification of surface sanitation,- Modification and addition of metal restraints,- Road markings after work,- Modification of the vertical signage,- Repair eaves gutter elements on work of art,- The evacuation of materials and waste on site.