gable wall


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gable wall

A wall which continues to the roofline on the gable end of a structure.
See also: Wall
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gable wall

gable wall
A wall which is crowned by a gable.
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Since there is no gable wall, the only choice is through a soffit in cold climates.
A problem with gable walls is they can be very tall and as such need to have some lateral restraint to stop them bulging and buckling.
And oblique projection through the gable window could east an image down onto the gable wall. And yes, it was possible to keep the lantern's burner going for about two hours.
The vehicle tore through a wooden fence and collided with the granite gable wall of a home.
An earlier independent report published last February found it was only due to "luck and timing" that Oxgangs pupils weren't killed when the nine-ton gable wall came down.
Great night!" He also showed off his leg tattoo, featuring the famous You Are Now Entering Free Derry sign which is painted on a gable wall in the Bogside.
An inspection by council ocers last week showed that the eastern gable wall, overlooking Hudderseld Road, is continuing to move and raising concerns for the safety of the public.
Additional full or partial sections of pipe are connected to the first one until the pipe exhausts through a gable wall and is capped with an aluminum or plastic hooded jack with a flap.
A multi-coloured mural will adorn part of the south gable wall of the six-storey Northumberland College building.
I have since found out that the end gable wall was formerly a dividing wall, and is of solid construction.
The gable wall on Eric's home was also pulled down in the collapse.
A recent inspection of the gable wall to a house was a case of the big crack, which had grown from humble beginnings.