The slab that forms the uppermost member of a column capital.
Abode means living quarters or residence.
Material abrasion test measures the ability of warp and weft yarns to withstand friction from wear.
Design elements showing general forms instead of a detailed and realistic representation.
Ornamental design motif representing leaves of the acanthus plant, native to the Mediterranean.
The paperwork forms that the supplier sends to the designer to indicate what the supplier interpreted the designer’s order to be.
A water-soluble paint made with pigments and synthetic resin; used as a fast-drying substitute to oil paint.
Corrections or changes are made to the contract documents by the issuance of addenda. Addenda are written by the person or firm responsible for the original set of contract documents.
A sloping tunnel or shaft driven through a hill or mountainside to reach beds of rock.
A closed iron range fueled by coke, oil, or gas.