inhabited building distance


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inhabited building distance

[in′hab·əd·əd ¦bil·diŋ ‚dis·təns]
(engineering)
The minimum distance permitted between an ammunition or explosive location and any building used for habitation or where people are accustomed to assemble, except operating buildings or magazines.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.