Detached Structure

Definition

  • A section of a building that is not directly attached to the main building. A garage that is on a property but not directly attached to a house is an example of a detached structure.

Synonyms
detached building, separate structure

Related Terms and Acronyms

  • Attached (attd, att) Abbreviation,
    • Something that is affixed to a property.
    As in attached garage.
  • Attached Structure Definition,
    • A building that is attached to another building.
  • Carport (cprt, crprt) Abbreviation,
    • A roofed parking area that lacks one or more walls.
  • Detached (detd, det) Abbreviation,
    • Something that is not affixed to a property.
    As in detached garage.
  • Duplex (dup) Abbreviation,
    • One building that contains two housing units.
    A two-unit complex.
  • Multi-Family (MF, mfam) Acronym & Abbreviation,
    • A building with more than four residential units.
  • Single-Family Detached Home Definition,
    • A house that one family lives in and is not attached to another house (like a duplex).
  • Townhouse (town, twnhse, th) Abbreviation,
    • A house that is attached to or built close to other houses.
  • Triplex Definition,
    • One building that contains three housing units.
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