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Definitions

  1. Piers is a barrister, called in 1997.
  2. Piers is a programmer, photographer, singer, cook and all round geek.
  3. Piers were installed for the eventual construction of an office building and bus station above the tracks. (Web site)
  4. Piers are the same as docks, which would be found in lakes or on rivers, it is the standard terminology used.

Piers

  1. Slab foundations have no piers or floor joists, and the concrete slab is the floor system.

Span

  1. Span. The distance between structural supports such as walls, columns, piers, beams, girders, and trusses. (Web site)
  2. Sometimes, the spans of multiple span dams are constructed of concrete slabs or steel plates supported on piers. (Web site)
  3. The span required the tallest towers, the longest, thickest cables, and the largest underwater foundation piers ever built. (Web site)

Pier

  1. Piers contributes material to this site on enfranchisement and the right to buy.
  2. Piers also undertakes professional negligence cases which relate to property law.
  3. As Piers is the founder of Filmmakers for Conservation it goes without saying that he covers this area in this book. (Web site)
  4. The marble is to be found as dressing for the main piers (supports) of the mosque and changes color with the sun.
  5. When it comes down to the actual filming of wildlife Piers pulls out all the stops and really goes for it. (Web site)

Porch

  1. Many Lakewood porches were constructed without footers under the piers. (Web site)
  2. This can be a more expensive repair, but if the porch has shifted and the columns or piers are leaning, it needs to be done. (Web site)

Arch

  1. Between support piers, eyebrow-shaped arches curve to a height of 13 feet. (Web site)
  2. A linked series of arches supported by columns, piers, or pillars. (Web site)
  3. Between each pair of piers is a panel bordered by a turquoise rope that culminates in a pointed arch.
  4. ARCADE: A row of arches supported by column s or piers.

Masonry

  1. The masonry piers at the porch corners should also be inspected for open joints and tuckpointed as needed. (Web site)
  2. Like porch piers, there are often no footers under masonry steps, so enough settling may occur to require reconstruction. (Web site)

Structure

  1. Preparation of drawings for new bridge structure over existing bridge using precast post-tensioned piers and planked deck structure. (Web site)
  2. Piers supporting the porte-cochere and porch are surrounded by battered log cribbing, adding distinction to the structure. (Web site)

Dek-Block

  1. Step 1: Place the Dek-Block® Piers on the ground Place the Dek-Block® piers directly on the soil.
  2. S tep 2: Position the Support Boards Position support boards in or above the two outside rows of the Dek-Block® piers.

Shore

  1. Longer individual piers are often found at ports with large tidal ranges, with the pier stretching far enough off shore to reach deep water at low tide. (Web site)
  2. Structures that extend out from the shore and over the water, serving as a place to land passengers and merchandise from vessels, are also known as piers. (Web site)

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