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1 Gap excavated between a basement-wall of a building (lower than the floor-level) and the adjacent soil to prevent water-penetration and allow light and air to enter.

2 Space between a retaining-wall and the wall of a basement commencing at least as low as the foundations, drained and ventilated to prevent moisture seeping through into the building.

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