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Construction Foundations Vocabulary - Crossword

Vocabulary practice

Created Date 10.21.19
Last Updated 10.22.19
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  • Materials such as sand, rock, and gravel used to make concrete
  • Bolts embedded in concrete to hold structural members in place
  • Building material formed by combining cement, water, and aggregate
  • The weight of permanent stationary construction and equipment
  • An enlargement at the base of a foundation
  • The supporting portion of a structure
  • A trench filled with rock or gravel
  • Serves to spread the weight of a load-bearing wall across an area of soil
  • Live loads that are parallel to the ground
  • The total of all moving and variable loads placed on a building
  • Steel reinforcing rod placed in concrete
  • Slab foundation that is supported directly on the ground
  • The maximum pressure of the soil a building can support
  • Poured or block foundation resting on a footing twice as wide as the foundation wall
  • Footing in which the desired width is secured by a series of steps
  • A pit or hollow in which liquid collects
  • A pump used to evacuate the liquid in the sump
  • Slab on grade foundation with a thickened slab on the edge of concrete
  • A water-tight material that is laid over a surface that doesn't allow water to pass through it