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(pronounced WAYN-skeht, WAYN-skaht or WAYN-skoht)

The first time we heard this word, we confusedly thought the person who uttered it was talking about someone named Wayne Scott (who we romantically imagined was

See also: A.F.F.

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(pronounced wahl AC-nee)

Though the term is somewhat crude, it’s quite descriptive. Wall acne describes the all-too-common array of wall switches that clutter up walls in both commercial and residential interiors. So many times extreme attention is

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(pronounced WAHL skahnts)

See

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(pronounced WAL-bord)

See drywall.

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(pronounced WAHL-say-ver lehg)

Chair rails and wainscoting exist to protect walls from the damage that seating can inflict, but a chair with a wallsaver leg does the job itself. A wallsaver leg is a

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We’re not exactly talking about what’s in your trashcan at the moment. In regard to manufacturing, waste is considered any material that is produced and/or cannot be used as part of the manufacturing process because it

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(pronounced WAH-ter-shehd)

This noun has both a tangible and intangible meaning. The tangible definition is that of an area bordered by a divide, causing drainage into a particular body of water

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(pronounced wayv skrohl)

See Vitruvian scroll.

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(pronounced WAY-find-ing)

Wayfinding seems pretty self-explanatory – i.e., finding one’s way but there’s actually a little more to it than that. Wayfinding refers to the use of signage and navigational tools within

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(pronounced WEEP-hohl)

A bit of a creepy term for a necessary item. A weephole is a small hole in a material — primarily exterior masonry walls — that allows water to drain out, preventing