floor stop

floor stop

A doorstop which is set into the floor.
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If your phone falls off the seat and onto the floor stop scrabbling for itC*the same for a file or a document.
But people can get hurt in elevators when pushed by a heavy door or by tripping over an uneven surface caused by an inconsistent floor stop.
If your phone falls off the seat and onto the floor stop scrabbling for iteC*the same for a file or a document.
Howie, Kevin, AJ, and Nick then came in from different floor stops.
The chunky coffee table and stripped floor stops the effect from being too feminine (www.harveysfurniture.co.uk).
The scheme features two key elements: * Reconstruction of the external concourse and part-reconstruction of the ramps to the upper deck, and dropping the carriageway level to create low floor stops at the majority of the local bus stands in the bus station * Introduction of automatic doors at each of the stands, triggered by approaching buses.
In well-designed installations, destination-based systems typically result in about half the number of floor stops as conventional systems.
If you run down a school hallway, friction between your sneakers and the floor stops you from sliding like a snowboarder.
The dance floor, while compact, quickly fills and as the night goes on, the line of where the dance floor stops and the seated area begins, fades to a blur as all available space is utilised by a mass of bodies.