subfloor

[ suhb-flawr, -flohr ]
/ ˈsʌbˌflɔr, -ˌfloʊr /

noun

a rough floor beneath a finished floor.

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decorum
Often sub·floor·ing.
Also called blind floor.

Origin of subfloor

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British Dictionary definitions for subfloor

subfloor
/ (ˈsʌbˌflɔː) /

noun

a rough floor that forms a base for a finished floor
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