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The process of physically lifting a framework into a vertical position by a team of workers, then connecting it to the other timbers. The framework was previously assembled on the ground, or on the floor decking; a technique frequently used for building the timber frames of barns.
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In paints, the softening and swelling of a film of old dry paint when a new topcoat is applied over it.
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