crawl space

noun
|Updated on: 12 May 2018

Definition of crawl space

: a shallow unfinished space beneath the first floor or under the roof of a building especially for access to plumbing or wiring

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First Known Use of crawl space

1946

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crawl space

Definition of crawl space for English Language Learners

  • : a space under the first floor or roof of a building that is not high enough to stand up in


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