1. Wall, usually perforated to allow free passage of air, supporting the joists of a timber ground-floor in the case of heavy loads or wide spans between the walls of the room.
2. Wall between two structural elements (e.g. piers) to prevent movement.
3. Wall supporting a sleeper.
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