Definition of space frame in English:

space frame

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noun

  • A three-dimensional structural framework which is designed to behave as an integral unit and to withstand loads applied at any point: the space frame of her car absorbed most of the collision
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    • Clad in mirrored glass over a uniform space frame, the design boasts passive solar heating and wind cooling obtained through operable strips of ventilating windows.
    • The pipe-arch structure, a large space frame, is perhaps the most economical design for the wide span.
    • The joists also provide a base for the space frame that supports the roof.

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noun
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