- skeleton construction
: a method of constructing high buildings in which the chief horizontal and vertical members are of rolled steel and the walls are for the most part supported at the floor levels by the steel frame itself
* * *skeleton construction,a type of construction, especially for skyscrapers, in which all loads are transmitted to the foundation by a framework of beams, girders, and columns.
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