discontinuous construction[‚dis·kən′tin·yə·wəs kən′strək·shən]
A building in which there is no solid connection between the rooms and the building structure or between different sections of the building; the design aims to reduce the transmission of noise.
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Construction where there is no solid connection between the rooms of a building and the structure or between one section and another; used to prevent the transmission of sound along a solid path.
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Construction in which there is no solid connection between the rooms of a building and the building structure; or between one section of a building and another; esp. used to prevent the transmission of noise along a solid path.
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