furring strip

noun

a strip of wood or metal fixed to a wall, floor, or ceiling to provide a surface for the fixing of plasterboard, floorboards, etcSometimes shortened to: furring

Nearby words

  1. furred,
  2. furrier,
  3. furriery,
  4. furriner,
  5. furring,
  6. furrow,
  7. furrowed tongue,
  8. furry,
  9. furshlugginer,
  10. furth

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