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upstand

[′əp‚stand]
(building construction)
That section of a roof covering that turns up against a vertical surface. Also known as upturn.
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A large Corian Glacier White worksurface display including integrated sinks and upstands is available to view at The Kitchen Works Team Valley showroom and an equally impressive Corian Savannah display can be seen at the Factory Kitchens & Bedrooms showroom in Blaydon.
Of course any bumps on the walls may also stop the upstands from fitting smoothly, but the problem won't be nearly so obvious.
Cream Shaker-style units and granite worktops and upstands line the luxurious kitchen, with its vaulted ceiling, island unit, double range oven, Belfast style sink and integrated appliances.
You do see the upstands - the concrete wedges that would have held the bow of the boat while it was under construction - it's so desolate there that it's moving.
The models have flat-bottomed hulls and had previously been supported on brass upstands and housed in a variety of conventional display cases.
Following surface preparation and the correction of surface defects, the system is applied directly to both felt and asphalt surfaces to create a heavy duty, flexible and unbroken membrane across the roof surface and adjacent upstands. The system is easily formed around plinths, supporting plant situated on roofs as well as beneath such plant.
As well as the 4500[m.sup.2] of flooring there are 1500 linear metres of upstands and skirtings.
The kitchen is fitted with a range of matching base and wall units having an inset stainless steel sink unit and drainer with mixer tap and upstands.
The fitted dining kitchen has a range of contemporary cream gloss fronted wall and floor cupboards incorporating drawer compartments with work tops and upstands, Zanussi integrated stainless steel double oven and four ring gas hob unit, stainless steel extractor hood over.
What's the deal: If you believe the kitchen is the heart of the home, you'll love this house with its recently refurbished kitchen featuring granite flooring and upstands, LED plinth lighting and integrated appliances.