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pad site

Syllabification: pad site

Definition of pad site in English:

noun

A building lot adjacent to a shopping center or mall.
Example sentences
  • ‘Normally a grading contractor is required to rough grade a pad site to within plus or minus one-tenth of a foot of grade,’ he explains.
  • On some gravel pad sites, gravel has been partly or wholly removed before fertilization and seeding.
  • "Historically, you would go into these grocery-anchored or department-store-anchored centers, and the developer would put a casual-dining restaurant or Blockbuster Video out on the pad site," said Tom Weigand, a former land planner himself.

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