platform frame

noun

Definition of platform frame

: a light timber frame for buildings in which a platform is constructed at each floor and the studs for the next floor are erected on this platform usually with an intervening soleplate — compare balloon frame

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“Platform frame.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/platform%20frame. Accessed 24 Jan. 2021.

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