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The ratio of the total floor area of a building (excluding areas such as mechanical rooms or the areas of floors used exclusively for mechanical equipment) to the area of the lot on which the building is built.
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Blyton wrote the Magic Faraway Tree series between 1939 and 1951.
FARAWAY FIX Yes, it can be beyond frustrating to get what feels like the silent treatment from your guy.
Flips: Faraway Tree Stories (DS) The real gem here, though, is the true multimedia aspect.
At first, all they knew was that it came from a faraway eastern land they called Serica--"the land of silk.
These scrapers are racking up many hours as they keep moving sand at faraway work sites.
Video-chatting is one of the coolest ways to stay in touch with faraway friends.
Faraway Places,available to buy on DVD and video for the very first time from Monday,parents and children can watch and play together as they try and find Boo as he hides in faraway places.
Peripheral areas like a port call in the Philippines, the loneliness of Christmas Eve at sea and thoughts of faraway family are described in some of the best writing that I have seen in this type of book.
Readers go on assignment with National Geographic photographers and writers for close-up views of faraway places.
Sneaker fanatics, or sneaker heads, as some like to be called, scour the Web, pester faraway sellers, and shell out top dollar to score hard-to-find vintage models.
Out of seemingly prosaic, empirical images of the passing landscapes, the train's staff at work, and interviews with various passengers and small shop owners in the towns and villages along the way, Martin fashions a vivid evocation of those faraway forces eroding the traditional east--west national orientation in Canada.