Definition of Subfloor

1. Noun. (construction) The floor structure supporting and underlying the visible flooring or other finishing surface such as a carpet ¹



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Definition of Subfloor

1. a rough floor laid as a base for a finished floor [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Subfloor

subfeu
subfeued
subfeuing
subfeus
subfibrous
subfield
subfields
subfigure
subfigures
subfile
subfiles
subfilter
subfilters
subfix
subfixes
subfloor (current term)
subflooring
subfloors
subfluid
subfolder
subfolders
subfoliate
subfont
subfonts
subformat
subformats
subformula
subformulae
subformulas
subfornical

Literary usage of Subfloor

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Quarterly of the National Fire Protection Association by National Fire Protection Association (1896)
"One half of the building had a full basement — the other had a subfloor crawl space. The basement air compressor room was separated from the subfloor space ..."

2. Building Construction and Superintendence by Frank Eugene Kidder (1915)
"Thin parquetry is secured to the subfloor by ij4-inch wire brads if the underfloor is of ... Many floors are laid over as inferior a subfloor as hemlock. ..."

3. Lumber and Its Uses by Royal Shaw Kellogg (1919)
"Hardwood makes the best subfloor, but must bep kept dry. If the top floor is to be laid directly on the subfloor—or with only deadening felt between—nail ..."

4. Lumber and Its Uses by Royal Shaw Kellogg (1919)
"Hardwood makes the best subfloor, but must be kept dry. If the top floor is to be laid directly on the subfloor—or with only deadening felt between—nail all ..."

5. Coke: A Treatise on the Manufacture of Coke and Other Prepared Fuels and the by John Fulton (1905)
"They should rest on a thin stratum of sand on top of the subfloor of the oven. This subfloor is to be built of red brick, laid on edge, in a sand bed on a ..."

6. Farm Buildings by William Arthur Foster, Deane G. Carter (1922)
"The subfloor is used to work on during the construction, and is laid as soon as the ... The best flooring is jf inch thick and is laid over a subfloor, ..."

7. American Fuels by Raymond Foss Bacon, William Allen Hamor (1922)
"Underneath the firebrick flooring is a subfloor of red brick laid on edge ... This red brick subfloor serves not only as a support, but also to store heat ..."

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