external leaf

external leaf

The leaf of a cavity wall which faces the exterior.
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The ear has no external leaf whatever; and into the hole itself you can hardly insert a quill, so wondrously minute is it.
Structural issues were identified at Castlemills Education Centre, Balbriggan which present a risk to the external leaf only and will require intervention in the form of a fence around the building and some protective decking.
The walls generally had no openings except for small ventilation holes measuring 250 x 200 mm or less in some walls and an electricity box cut-out measuring 1.1 x 0.4 m in the external leaf of A-2.
These are usually stepped diagonal cracks and are caused by settlement of the external leaf which is not properly supported before the replacement windows and doors are installed.
The following parameters were obtained: photosynthesis (A), transpiration (E), stomatal conductance (gs), internal and external leaf C[O.sub.2] concentration ratio (Ci/Ca), instantaneous water use efficiency (A/E), leaf-to-leaf chamber temperature difference (Tf-Tc) and instantaneous carboxylation efficiency (A/Ci).
The extractor is an external leaf spring arrangement like that found on this gun's bigger brethren and does not follow John Browning's original design.
All buildings will be traditionally constructed using a timber frame with a brickwork external leaf.
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