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Shear walls

Scope note

Use for rigid planar surfaces that inherently resist lateral thrusts of shear.

Term type

AAT

Getty AAT term number

30002570

Broader Terms used

<walls by function>

Equivalent Terms used

shear wall

Created

12yrs ago

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