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bay

(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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Attaching and following a human is the one way she can keep at bay the blackness and cold that threaten to envelop her.
Despite the windy conditions in Ireland, the Morpeth Harrier used different tactics to devastating effect to keep at bay a talented international 1,500 metres field.
Both were diagnosed with autism when they were just 22 months old, and they each spend several hours a week in physical, social and speech therapy to keep at bay the silent withdrawal often associated with the disease.