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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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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.
The Gunners were kept at bay for 68 minutes but never lost heart.
Security threats such as Charlie Chaplin, Yves Montand, and Arthur Koestler were kept at bay. "For sheer self-destructiveness," says Leebaert, "the U.S.
The new doctrine means that the social democratic government has managed to keep at a distance the three parties it wants kept at bay to create a more European Union and West-friendly foreign policy, according to the Swedish newspaper Dagens Nyheter.
But Jarvis' kicking ultimately proved significant - he slotted three penalties, two conversions and a drop goal - as a spirited Tongan outfit were kept at bay.
If hackers can be kept at bay, the few hundred participants in the Annual Bank Conference on Development Economics will be able to conduct a lovely forum over the Internet.
Frost build-up is kept at bay with a hot gas defrost program.
Although they were kept at bay by hundreds of law-enforcement forces waving batons and using teargas, the demonstrators did mange to remove the U.S.
However, monitoring all this comfy clutter is the photographer's insistent and characteristic obliqueness: We are always distanced from engagement, kept at bay as if by an invisible screen.
Sunday, far north the broad air leafless, farmstands hunch at the roadside boarded, murmur a brucha for last fruits - last pumpkin, last apple, last week; the chill Sabbath kept at bay returns to the schoolroom.