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(pronounced klan-DESS-tehn or klan-DESS-teyen) This fun word is a fancier way to describe something as secret or surreptitious. That's it. Example: Because he did not want his co-workers to know about the few design projects that he was doing on

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(pronounced KLAK) When we hear this word it makes us think of “Click and Clack, the Tappet Brothers,” the hosts of Example: Certain famous architects are regularly attended by a claque of hangers-on who strive to raise their own

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This term is used in the commercial real estate world, primarily as it applies to office / tenant space. Buildings are described in terms of Class A, B, and C. Just as in the educational grading system in

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(pronounced KLEEN-owt) Whether in medical waiting areas, exam rooms or patient rooms, healthcare seating gets a lot of use by many different individuals, resulting in their getting dirty quickly. As hygiene and cleanliness are paramount in the world of

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(pronounced kleen-uh-BIH-leh-tee kohd) Most retail furniture fabrics now carry cleanability codes that help consumers know the best to clean a particular upholstered fabric. This industry code appears on the manufacturer's label, and it will be one of four letters:

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(pronounced KLEEN-owt) It’s a fact of life: pipes in plumbing / sewer systems get clogged. For this reason, cleanouts exist. A cleanout is an access point that allows a system to be cleaned out without completely disassembling it or

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(pronounced KLOH-zer) Come a little closer… No, we’re not talking about snuggling here, we’re talking door hardware. Not necessarily as fun, but important all the same. A “closer” is the device that closes — and subsequently latches — a