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common wall

[¦käm·ən ¦wȯl]
(building construction)
A wall that is shared by two dwelling units.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

party wall

A wall used jointly by two parties under easement agreement, erected upon a line dividing two parcels of land, each of which is a separate real estate entity; a common wall.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Ratio Variables Ratio Variables Description RCWTSA Ratio of common wall to total surface area RCWVSA Ratio of common wall to vertical surface area RSSATSA Ratio of shared surface area to total surface area RESATSA Ratio of exposed surface area to total surface area RWATEA Ratio of window area to total exposed surface area RCWEP Ratio of common wall to envelope perimeter RVSATEA Ratio of vertical surface area to total exposed surface area RVSATSA Ratio of vertical surface area to total surface area RNSEPAP Ratio of number of shared envelope panels to apartment perimeter Table 2.
A small volume is used so that the common wall at the puncture site will not become distorted.
Televisions in both apartments are embedded in the common wall separating the two spaces.
(14) On the other hand, the Fourth Amendment did reach the government's physical intrusion upon private property during an investigation, as for example when they drove a "spike mike" into the common wall of a row house until it made contact with a heating duct for the home in which the conversation occurred.
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Many chemists seem to assume the periodic table is "carved in stone." The introductory presentations provided the attendees with an overview of the richness of the history of the table and the fact that the common wall chart form was only devised in 1923.
After further investigation, we learned that the building in question shared a common wall with the building next door.