Termite shield

termite shield

[′tər‚mīt ‚shēld]
(building construction)
A strip of metal, usually galvanized iron, bent down at the edges and placed between the foundation of a house and a timber floor, around pipes, and other places where termites can pass.

Termite shield

A protective shield made of noncorroding metal, placed in or on a foundation mass of masonry, or around pipes entering a building to prevent passage of termites into the building.

termite shield

termite shield
A shield of noncorroding metal or inorganic material, used as protection against the infiltration of termites in a building; so placed as to prevent their passage, usually as a projecting shield on a masonry foundation or pier (or under a wood sill or beam which it supports), or around pipes which enter the building.
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