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Over 8000 entriesThe most up-to-date dictionary of building, surveying, and civil ... of construction technology and practice, civil and construction engineering, ...


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This Fourth Edition of the Dictionary of Architecture & Construction defines more terms in architecture and building construction than any other dictionary in the ...


Construction Dictionary - Easy-to-use free online dictionary with over 15000 ... and comprehensive definitions of all terms used in the construction and building  ...


Addenda will become part of the Contract Documents when the Construction ... An extension or in crease in floor area or height of a building or structure.


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Mar 25, 2013 ... ANCHOR BOLT: A threaded rod inserted in masonry construction to anchor ... BALCONY: A deck projecting from the wall of a building above ...


b. The art, trade, or work of building: an engineer trained in highway construction; worked in construction for seven years. 2. a. A structure, such as a building, ...


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Construction Glossary of Building Terms. ABUTMENT. That part of a pier or wall either end of an arch, beam, or bridge which resists the pressure of a load.