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flooring

[′flōr·iŋ]
(materials)
Material suitable for use as a floor.

Flooring

Any material used for the surface of a floor, such as boards, bricks, planks, tile, or marble. Nontoxic green flooring is made from environmentally friendly and renewable resources. Those that are FSC-certified or approved by international associations dedicated to socially responsible trade practices, include bamboo, cork, and natural linoleums made of linseed, cork, tree rosin, limestone, and jute.

flooring

Any material used as the finish surface of a floor, such as boards, bricks, planks, or tile.
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Yet if the lady is correct in saying that the flooring and walls are sound, and that the door, window, and chimney are impassable, then her sister must have been undoubtedly alone when she met her mysterious end.
The floor--for though the laboratory and the vestibule were tiled, The Yellow Room had a flooring of wood--was covered with a single yellow mat which was large enough to cover nearly the whole room, under the bed and under the dressing-table--the only piece of furniture that remained upright.
Somewhere a boot thumped loudly and at irregular intervals against the wall; and, though it was a mild night on the sea, there was a continual chorus of the creaking timbers and bulkheads and of abysmal noises beneath the flooring.
A beam ran across over our heads, but not out of reach of our arms and our pickaxes--a beam fast at each end in the ruined wall, with ceiling and flooring all ripped away, and a great gap in the roof above, open to the sky.
Gleams, like pale long flames, trembled upon the polish of metal; from the flooring below the enormous crank-heads emerged in their turns with a flash of brass and steel -- going over; while the connecting-rods, big-jointed, like skeleton limbs, seemed to thrust them down and pull them up again with an irresistible precision.
Now, this back-room was immediately behind the bar, and some steps lower, so that any person connected with the house, undrawing a small curtain which concealed a single pane of glass fixed in the wall of the last-named apartment, about five feet from its flooring, could not only look down upon any guests in the back-room without any great hazard of being observed (the glass being in a dark angle of the wall, between which and a large upright beam the observer had to thrust himself), but could, by applying his ear to the partition, ascertain with tolerable distinctness, their subject of conversation.
The roof of the room was not plastered, but was formed of the flooring of the room above.
At present, the consumption structure in wood flooring industry is still in low and middle level of price, the composite floorings with high performance-price ratio (laminated composite flooring and solid wood composite flooring) are primary.
The advantage of this nano-flooring over other floorings is its very high adhesion to metals and the lack of oil permeability in the flooring.
Because of their years of training and expertise, they can offer a variety of industrial floorings, all delivered with top-notch quality and service.
Duncan's test indicated that after reaching EMC at 65 percent RH and 21[degrees]C, both natural and carbonized bamboo floorings had significantly greater hardness than red oak flooring, while the hardness of LBL remained the lowest.
Judith Yarme, RN, is director of the Health care Facility Research consortium, and Howard Yarme, PhD, is research chair for the International Floorings Manufacturers Association (IFMA) Healthcare Council.