gross area(redirected from gross cross-sectional area)
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gross areaA term that must be defined with each use; sometimes it means the total heated and cooled floor area of a building,measuring from the exteriors of all walls and including all floors.Other times it is used to signify space measured from the inside of the exterior walls.
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