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subfloor

[ suhb-flawr, -flohr ]
/ ˈsʌbˌflɔr, -ˌfloʊr /
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noun
a rough floor beneath a finished floor.
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Often sub·floor·ing .
Also called blind floor.

Origin of subfloor

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How to use subfloor in a sentence

  • If you have a “floating floor” with manufactured wood flooring glued or clipped edge-to-edge and not to the subfloor, you might even be able to make the switch yourself, provided you have extra pieces.

  • Carefully remove all finished flooring in balcony and porch chamber, taking care not to damage subfloor.

British Dictionary definitions for subfloor

subfloor
/ (ˈsʌbˌflɔː) /

noun
a rough floor that forms a base for a finished floor
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