area of refuge meaning

  "area of refuge" in a sentence
  • [Architecture]

    An area where individuals who are in a building may gather safely in case of fire and/or smoke; usually an outdoor area adjacent to the building, or an area protected by fire-rated walls.


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  1. accessible area of refuge
  2. This denoted sanctuary, the boundary of the area of refuge.
  3. These mounds were areas of refuge in times of flooding.
  4. Similar requirements apply to emergency lighting in areas of refuge.
  5. The authors suggest that Bachman's sparrows in prairie habitat use burrows as areas of refuge from predators.

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