dead wall


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blank wall, blind wall, dead wall

A wall whose whole surface is unbroken by a window, door, or other opening.

dead wall

A wall whose entire surface is unbroken by a door, window, or any other opening; a blank wall.
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Dead walls abutting on to it indicated that it had a garden.
Tenders are invited for Leakage arresting and chajja repairs with pmm (polymer modified mortar ) and joint repairs of dead wall of main lab bldg.
After a friend convinced her to take part in a project for a government agency's security system, Jen found herself all alone after her partners left when the project hit a dead wall.
The dead wall was therefore a paradigmatic site of ephemerality and inscription in the late Georgian and Victorian city, the place at which the tide of commerce, including print culture and writing itself, washed up against the shores of obsolescence and loss.
Talk of euphoria hitting a dead wall, or a magic spell rudely broken--something along those lines was the effect of that bombshell.
A small but fashionable Shaker-style cupboard filled the dead wall space, its mesh door allowing a sense of space to be retained there.
The inability of the centre of consciousness to account for the figures which it has ostensibly produced, but which have in fact produced it, leads each reflector novel to a representational impasse, typically associated with a particular cluster of images: abyss, loss of footing, snapping of a cord, overfilling of a vessel, dead wall, or aporia.
Regarding novels as ingenious artificial forms |leads us straight up to a dead wall'.
"We would like to refer to you some of the cases which, as we say, we are facing blank walls, dead walls, so please compel the sources to provide us with details as they do not want to communicate with us," Catura told the Working Group.
Because of its location, configuration and the dead walls on two sides of it, Kesey Square will never succeed as the "living room" of Eugene.
Having mixed uses on the ground floor would contribute to a "lively streetscape" with "no dead walls," said Ingels.
Indeed, the Central Library is now a goner, as is the John Dobson Street deck, Westgate House and the developer-driven Eldon Square shopping centre with its blank, dead walls which faced Blackett Street and Newgate Street and which is now being remodelled.