Balloon Framed Wall

Business / Construction / Balloon Framed Wall: Framed walls (generally over 10' tall) that run the entire vertical length from the floor sill plate to the roof. This is done to eliminate the need for a gable end truss.

Other Words for Wall

Wall Verb Synonyms: screen, partition, divider, enclosure, separator, bulkhead, barrier, obstruction, obstacle, impediment, block, fence
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Sidewalls The Kickbacks

Entertainment / Bowling / Sidewalls The Kickbacks: Vertical division boards between the sides of the lanes at the pit end. On many hits the pins can bounce off the kickbacks and knock down more pins. Variations: Loose kickback means that there is not MORE

Third Wall

Entertainment / Literature / Third Wall: Usually referred to as the 'fourth wall,' depending upon how a stagebuilder numbers the sides of the stage, the third or fourth wall is an imaginary barrier that separates the events on stage from the MORE

Wall

Entertainment / Bowling / Wall: (1) the sideboards/kickback (2) the crown of oil (3) a very easy shot MORE

Wall Cloud

Science / Weather / Wall Cloud: An abrupt lowering of a cloud from its parent cloud base, a cumulonimbus or supercell, with no visible precipitation underneath. Forming in the area of a thunderstorm updraft, or inflow area, it exhib MORE

Sidewall (Kickbacks, Side Kick)

Entertainment / Bowling / Sidewall (Kickbacks, Side Kick): The high division boards between LANES at the pins end (partition between pindecks). MORE

Secondary Cell Wall

Science / Biology / Secondary Cell Wall: In woody plants, a second wall inside the primary cell wall; contains alternating layers of cellulose and lignin. MORE

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