Definition of grillage in English:
A heavy framework of cross-timbering or metal beams forming a foundation for building, especially on soft, wet, or unstable ground.
- Without the luxury of any preexisting steel columns to work with, crews placed the building on a grillage of cast-in-place concrete beams set on base isolators.
- To prevent this central space from overheating, the glass is protected by an external grillage of fixed wooden louvres.
- All of the steel grillages and columns that were left in place or incorporated into the new structure were sandblasted to remove accumulated rust.
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