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cavity wall

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  • Cavity wall — Cavity walls consist of two skins separated by a hollow space (cavity). The outer skin is commonly masonry. Masonry is an absorbent material, and therefor will slowly draw rainwater or even humidity into the wall. The cavity serves as a way to… …   Wikipedia

  • cavity wall — cavity walls N COUNT: oft N n A cavity wall is a wall that consists of two separate walls with a space between them. Cavity walls help to keep out noise and cold. [mainly BRIT] ...cavity wall insulation …   English dictionary

  • cavity wall — cavity .wall n a wall consisting of two walls with a space between them to keep out cold and noise ▪ cavity wall insulation …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • cavity wall — ► NOUN ▪ a wall formed from two thicknesses of bricks with a space between them …   English terms dictionary

  • cavity wall — noun a wall formed of two thicknesses of masonry with a space between them • Hypernyms: ↑wall * * * ˌcavity ˈwall [cavity wall cavity walls] noun a wall consisting of two walls with a space between them, designed to prevent heat from escaping …   Useful english dictionary

  • cavity wall — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms cavity wall : singular cavity wall plural cavity walls British an outside wall of a building, built with two lines of bricks or stones with a space between them …   English dictionary

  • cavity wall — Masonry. a wall built with an enclosed inner space to prevent penetration by water. [1905 10] * * * In architecture, a double wall consisting of two wythes (vertical layers) of masonry separated by an air space and joined together by metal ties.… …   Universalium

  • cavity wall — the walls of a prepared cavity, named according to the surface of a tooth toward which they are placed, extracoronal walls being named after surfaces that have been reduced, and intracoronal ones after surfaces from which they derive …   Medical dictionary

  • cavity wall — noun A double wall of masonry connected by an air space …   Wiktionary

  • cavity wall — noun a wall formed from two thicknesses of bricks with a space between them …   English new terms dictionary

  • cavity wall — noun (C) a wall consisting of two walls with a space between them to keep out cold and noise …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English


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