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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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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.
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.
As long as development can be kept at bay - and a worrying attack of coral disease can be controlled - Bonaire will remain a diver's paradise.
The RTC sought to evict New York City tenants in September of 1990, but has been kept at bay while State Attorney General Robert Abrams and the Division of Housing and Community Renewal (DHCR) make legal moves to keep the Feds from exercising control of the New York State regulated tenants.
They also want affirmation that the problem can be kept at bay all year without adverse effects on the surrounding ecosystem.
The youths attempted to take the puppy but were kept at bay by the German Shepherd.
Although described by locals as "discreet" and "down-to-earth", as photographers were kept at bay by security staff holding up white sheets, the secrecy of the event seemed not to put a dampener on its celebratory mood, with reports of the party lasting "long into the night", complete with a firework display and dancing.
Boston did have their moments but were kept at bay by the outstanding Curtis Coppen.
Early efforts were kept at bay, but after 14 minutes Wales conceded a goal from a free-kick when the ball was lopped over Wales goalie Angharad Jenkins from within the penalty area, scored by Katarzyna Gozdek.
MANCHESTER CITY, with all their array of attacking riches and creative talents, were kept at bay by West Bromwich Albion on Boxing Day.