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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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Lewis, 24, is undergoing a series of therapy sessions ahead of global gigs to ensure her nerves are kept at bay, as she does not want to take any chances with her massive, 14-month tour, which has a lot of money invested.
DUBLIN: The world s most expensive player Cristiano Ronaldo was kept at bay by semi-professional defenders here on Monday on his debut for Real Madrid as they eked out a 1-0 victory over Shamrock Rovers.
KAMRA, 02 April , 2009 (Balochistan Times) -- Air Chief Marshal, Rao Qamar Suleman said, We must honor our operational skills and maintain highest level of operational preparedness as the country is facing internal and external threats which are to be kept at bay.
Harrold came close to heading home in the closing stages but he was again kept at bay by Logan.
Chelsea were kept at bay by Newcastle on Saturday and they are 3-1 with Ladbrokes to draw another blank, while Marseille are 4-1 to keep a clean sheet when they head to Merseyside.
Rhyl were kept at bay until the 87th minute when MatthewWilliams opened their account and, in the last minute of added time, Gareth Owen drilled in a second for the Lilies.
Completely pesticide and chemical free, you can feel safe in the knowledge that any allergies will be kept at bay when you dress your child in these outfits.
Lezley suffers from multiple sclerosis and for years her symptoms have been kept at bay by cannabis use.
Or could, if somehow the intrusive forces of bigness, modernity, homogenization, and imperialism could be kept at bay beyond the village limits.
February, often the grayest of months, has been brilliant, with even the fog being kept at bay by the lengthening days.
Mousley's own ambivalence toward certain theories is kept at bay until his final sentence.
Security threats such as Charlie Chaplin, Yves Montand, and Arthur Koestler were kept at bay.