subcellar


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subcellar

The level, or levels, of a building below the cellar.
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Wade decision, and every day I hear from at least one patient who believes that abortion is a secret, horrible crime--a torture practiced in some filthy subcellar, away from the prying eyes of even the doctor's own staff.
For example, 40-story high-rises with equipment in the 1,500- to 2,000-ton range may have equipment that was rigged in the subcellar before construction.
The proposed structure will have museum space at the subcellar, the cellar and the ground floor.
The proceeds of the loan will be used, in part, to convert the remaining floors to residential apartments, significantly upgrade the residential amenities and build out commercial space on the mezzanine and subcellar floors.
On the subcellar floors, developers restored the bank's magnificent 1920s vault doors, each weighing 45 tons, complete with the original gears and machinations, and transformed them into works of art that lead to the Pool Pavilion and Spa.
Another project Varian is particularly proud of is the building of a massive bank vault inside a subcellar of one of the banks in the World Trade Center that would be "able to withstand the collapse of the World Trade Center." Varian remembers marveling at the engineering of the project--the several layers of lathe mesh that had to be set so that anyone who tried to drill through the concrete couldn't reach the safe, the light and vibration and sound sensors that had to be programmed into the vault.