In building; boards installed to a roof to protect the ends of trusses or rafters and on which gutters are attached.
In building; ornamental timber section added to the highest point of barge boards or hanging from stair newels on landings.
In building; a flat plate at the end of a pipe or beam, through which a bolted joint can be made.
In building; waterproof material covering joints between walls and roofs, often shaped out of lead.
In electrics; a solar PV array, solar PV panel or module that consists of nonconcentrating elements. Flat-plate arrays, panels and modules use direct and diffuse sunlight.
In building; the first coat of thick plaster put on a wall to cover irregularities.
In building; a plate constructed from steel or timber bedded in mortar and designed to withstand heavy loads.
In building; the foundations of a structure.
In building; the 'footprint' of the building refers to those parts within the external walls.
In building; temporary boards used to keep wet mixtures, such as concrete, in a particular shape until it sets.
In building; a structure built with a strong skeleton frame made of timber or steel, against which a brick outer shell is added.
In property; absolute ownership as opposed to leasehold. The property is held absolutely for ever. Ownership is of both the property and the land it stand on.
In electrics; the number of repetitions per unit time of a complete waveform, expressed in Hertz (Hz).
In building; a full structural survey looks at all the main features of the property, including walls, roof, foundations, plumbing, joinery, electrical wiring, drains and garden.
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