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Antonyms for nonbearing

(of a structural member) supporting no vertical weight other than its own


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Suite 210, $20,000 to demolish nonbearing walls, reconfigure second floor suite with prefab partitions.
Despite the nonbearing match, Pamilar said that they should always be a hundred percent focused on the match.
He believes that the nonbearing acreage is very important.
With the help of a contractor, they took out the kitchen ceiling and the nonbearing dining room wall; they also opened the breakfast area to the entry hall by replacing the wall and doors with a 4-by-10 beam.
Down by two points, the Phoenix Volley Masters used a 72 blast that ultimately ended the nonbearing match.
In "Grape Prices to Winery Profitability," Rob McMillan, Silicon Valley Bank, also addressed financial barriers to planting new California vineyards, noting that total nonbearing acres in California's premium wine regions are at 3.
To build the two display shelves at top center, Los Angeles architects Prats/Coffee cut into nonbearing walls a triangular niche at a corner (backed by a closet) and a 9-inch-deep, 14-inch-high linear opening along a hall.
The report, prepared by the California Field Office of the USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS), surveyed approximately 9,000 grapegrowers to estimate that the state has 477,000 bearing acres and 45,000 nonbearing acres.
Rather than position the well so as to light only the hall, the designer let it cut into the living room ceiling, 18 inches beyond the shared, nonbearing wall.
Washington has about 27,500 bearing acres and some 2,500 acres nonbearing.
Krause replaced a flat, nonbearing wall with a curved one that begins in the dining room and swoops through the rest of its arc in the kitchen.
California winegrape acreage for 2003 is estimated at 529,000 acres, including 50,000 nonbearing acres.
It also encourages learning as much as possible about the existing structure: bearing walls are more expensive to move than nonbearing ones; roofs may need reinforcing if you want to open a ceiling or remodel an attic.
On California winegrape acreage as of 2000, he noted 458,000 acres were bearing, while 110,000 acres were reported as nonbearing.
The Eastins eliminated mostly nonbearing walls that had defined the original kitchen, pantry, laundry, maid's room and bath, and miscellaneous nooks.