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07:54 Nov 5, 2008
English to Hungarian translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Construction / Civil Engineering
Additional field(s): Architecture
English term or phrase: batter board
Definition from Contractor Glossary of Terms:
A temporary framework used to assist in locating the corners when laying a foundation; also used to maintain proper elevations of structures, excavations and trenches in any kind of below ground construction.

Example sentence(s):
  • Typically, ice skating rinks include a waterproof liner and a batter-board around the perimeter of the liner. To construct the rink, the batter-board is assembled on a flat, smooth surface. The liner is laid on the surface and draped over the batter-board Sumobrain
  • Batter boards are the starting block for your home or building so that all of your walls will be square. If your batter boards are not square or level, it will throw your whole foundation off. The BBQ report
  • Excavating for a foundation will disturb the stakes, so batter boards are set up outside the boundary established by the stakes to preserve definite and accurate building lines. mydiscounttools.com
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Definition from Fábián család:
"A zsinórállás arról szól, hogy az épület csomópontjait (sarkait) és ezáltal a külső falait kijelölik úgy, hogy fából 90 fokos állványszerűket szegelnek, azt a leendő faltól kb. 1 méterre állítják fel vízszintbe, kifeszítenek rá köteleket ott ahol a felek lesznek és a kötelek metszése adja ki a sarkokat (fotó később mellékelve lesz)."

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  • "Tervezés, szakértés * Épület kitűzése, ellenőrzése, dokumentálása, zsinórállás elkészítése és költségei " - Rolandred  
Katalin Szilárd
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