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(1) The smallest rentable tenant space in a strip center, usually defined by the front and rear exterior walls and fire walls at either side.(2) An unfinished area between rows of columns or loadbearing walls. (3) Loading areas in warehouse or industrial space. Ascertaining the number of bays necessary and available is usually critically important when working with buyers or potential tenants of such space.

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That result earned them 20 points and enabled them to hold at bay defending champions Cardiff, who powered their way to a 149-78 success against Prestatyn-based Ffrith.
A handful of ragtag tribesmen with antiquated weapons could ambush and hold at bay thousands of inexperienced troops and their supply convoys as they attempted to negotiate the narrow defiles that abound in this mountainous area.
According to Washington Post, such an eventuality would threaten not only the entrenched rulers already battling to hold at bay a clamor for democratic change, but also the entire balance of power in the volatile region, analysts and experts said.