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A solid wall the width of a brick, therefore today in Britain 102.5mm thick using standard bricks
A floor finishing made up of cement, wood particles, gypsum, calcium carbonate, pigment, and linseed oil. It does not suffer dusting, wears well, comes in many different colours, a
Underground structural elements commonly used as retention systems and permanent foundation walls
Stone which has been quarried and cut (not cast stone)
An access floor. A floor above the structural floor, creating a space between them allowing easy wire management for data, telephone, power and lighting cables
A vertical structural element which divides adjacent window units, the primary purpose of which is as a structural support to an arch or lintel over the window opening, a secondary
The drying shrinkage of timber at right angles to the growth rings usually about two thirds of the tangential shrinkage
A narrow strip of non-combustible material that closes a gap in the fire wall or floor, or fills the space round pipes, cables or ducts where they emerge from a services duct
The top of a wall made with a row of stones, specials, a brick capping, interlokcing blocks, metal, plastics, etc. Usually overhanging, to protect the top courses against rain and
A solid white mineral which is heated and used as a binder in gypsum plasters; also the final stage of these plasters after they have set
Short horizontal timbers cut to fit inbetween vertical studs of a framed partition to stiffen the studs and make them act in common
A compact unit fitted in a wall window or ceiling as a simple type of mechanical ventilation
Large timber membranes built up of glued strips of softwood used for structural timber
A brickwork bond that shows stretchers alternating with headers along each course and alternating vertically between courses
The usual term for a glazing fillet
Coarse cement consisting of a binder, fine aggregate and water used for bedding and jointing of masonry work, as tiling, and as render
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Projecting decorative pointing of brickwork, made by first cutting a tuck in the face joints, then filling it with lime putty, to stand out about 3mm
A roof which slopes at less than 10° to the horizontal. The roofing, which is continuous, is usually built-up feltwork or a membrane with gravel protection, unless intended to be
Roof gutters, downpipes, and fittings or accessories, such as offsets or shoes. They are usually sold as part of a system and so may not be interchangeable with parts of a system f
Timber soon after the tree is felled containing its original free water, requires seasoning
A size or distance expressed by a number and a unit. In the building industry dimensions are given in order of length, width, height and work is built from figured dimensions, not
Used as a base for plaster, exterior rendering or supporting light fixtures, dropped ceilings etc.
A lock designed to be set into a mortice in the edge of a door leaf
Construction works outside a building, a trade that groups roadbuilding, drainage, landscaping, street furniture, fencing etc.
A neatly built, smooth surface of brickwork
A surround in which a door leaf is hung, heavier than a door lining and usually made of solid timber or pressed metal
A strip of wood or metal separating and holding panes of glass in a window
Air pressure below atmospheric may be produced by a fan or wind
A brick which is not the usual rectangular shape. They are made to relate to standard working sizes for brickwork, with allowances for the mortar joints
Glass fibre/glass fibre reinforced polyester
The top surface of a floor, screed or flooring from which all levels in a room are taken

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