footing

Definition

A concrete support under a foundation that rests in solid ground and is wider than the structure supported. Footings distribute the weight of the structure over the ground.

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You need to make sure that you are always in good footing so that you know you have a place to stand.

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We had poured the footing for the house and were now one step closer to living in the dream home my partner and I had wanted for so long.

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My husband is not a licensed contractor but when he builds something, he makes sure every detail is correct from the roof to the footing of the foundation.

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