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floor area ratio

The ratio of the total floor area of a building (excluding areas such as mechanical rooms or the areas of floors used exclusively for mechanical equipment) to the area of the lot on which the building is built.
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But it would seem that while Ishmael made such a concession to the awakened feelings of Esther, he was far from abandoning his original intentions.
A gallant scalp-lock, which would probably not have been spared had the Doctor himself been consulted in the matter, was all that remained of an exuberant, and at that particular season of the year, far from uncomfortable head of hair.
"What I would say is this," resumed the trapper, who was far from understanding all the subtle distinctions with which his more learned companion so often saw fit to embellish his discourse; "there is but one birth and one death to all things, be it hound, or be it deer; be it red skin, or be it white.
That he was not far from home he was certain, so he took the trail at a rapid trot.
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Drew, Ristau and the rest of the Far West Fibers team are far from passive observers of the economic changes taking place.
The chameleon's feet, unlike its tongue, are far from swift.
Following its release in 2002, Far From Heaven, Todd Haynes's film about interracial love in the white suburbs of 1950s' Connecticut, received widespread if not unanimous acclaim.
IN ANTICIPATION OF THE RELEASE THIS MONTH OF FAR FROM HEAVEN, TODD HAYNES'S MUCH-ANTICIPATED HOMAGE TO DOUGLAS SIRK, GEOFFREY O'BRIEN VISITED THE DIRECTOR AT HIS HOME IN PORTLAND, OREGON, WHERE THEY DISCUSSED HAYNES'S CANNY REDEPLOYMENT OF THE SYNTAX OF '50S CINEMA.
This fall Quaid appears in a role that's unlike anything he's ever played before--a 1950s suburban husband tormented by his inability to control his homosexual longings in out auteur Todd Haynes's Far From Heaven.
Metal is often found far from the mold-metal interface in regions where the temperatures have remained far below the solidification temperature of the metal.