Origin of baseboard
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Other features include True Radiant, which compensates for the longer time it takes for baseboard systems to adjust temperatures.How the Nest Thermostat Could Save the Planet
July 25, 2013
The walls of the room have a 3-inch baseboard, but no wainscotting.The Fairfax County Courthouse
Ross D. Netherton
They crept along slowly, their wagons loaded from baseboard to roof.Historic Adventures
Rupert S. Holland
The hopper is securely fastened on top of the baseboard and over the cylinder.
The slot in the small end of the baseboard is for the film to pass through.
The parts for the gongs and electrical apparatus are supported on a baseboard, 3/4 in.
- a board functioning as the base of anything
- Also called: skirting board US and Canadian a skirting made of wood
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Word Origin and History for baseboard
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