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unit construction[′yü·nət kən′strək·shən]
An assembly comprising two or more walls, plus floor and ceiling construction, ready for shipping to a building site.
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A construction method which includes two or more preassembled walls, together with floor and ceiling construction, ready for shipment to the building site.
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1. Construction in which a selected unit or module, such as a box or other subcomponent, is used repeatedly in the aggregate construction.
2. A system of construction employing large, prefabricated, mass-produced, partially preassembled sections or modules which are subsequently put together in the field.
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