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(pronounced KAYS-mehnt) This term refers both to a window sash that opens using side hinges, as well as to the entire window utilizing this type of

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(pronounced KAY-sing) Most of us think of that creepy film around sausages when we hear this word, but in the A&D world it just means the trim / molding installed around windows and doors that covers the framework seam

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(pronounced kech-twen-tee-TU) If you were born after 1975, there is a good chance that you don’t know exactly what this word means. Or, at least, where it came from. So let us enlighten you. It comes from the 1961

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(pronounced ka-veh-LIR) This regal sounding word is an adjective meaning given to thoughtless and often condescending dismissal of weighty matters. Louis XVI’s consort Marie-Antoinette had one of the most widely known cavalier outlooks when she supposedly said “Let them

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(pronounced KA-vee-ott) Though this word has several variations on meaning, we’re just going to relate its most common definition in day-to-day usage: When assessing, doing or figuring something out, a detail to be considered carefully because it might alter

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(pronounced KA-vee-ott EMP-ter) A Latin term for a doctrine of commerce, namely that a consumer who buys something without a warranty assumes the risk. Let the buyer beware. Example: When our client bought two cheap Persian rugs from a disreputable

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(pronounced SEE-ling uh-TEHN-yoo-ay-shun klas) Also known by its acronym CAC, ceiling attenuation class rates a ceiling's efficiency as an obstruction to airborne sound transmission between adjacent closed spaces (such as offices) when the dividing partition does not extend up to

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(pronounced seh-leh-REHT) Originally, a cellarette was the deep drawer designed into sideboards that was used as wine or liquor storage. This drawer was typically lined in metal and had compartments for holding individual bottles as to prevent breakage. This

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(pronounced KEL-tic not OR SEL-tic not) No, this isn’t some kind of wrestling maneuver invented by the Scots. It’s simply a graphic decorative motif consisting of stylized ribbons and braids forming interlocking knots that seamlessly flow into one another.

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