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(pronounced KAWN-kreet blawk) See

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(pronounced kuhn-DEHN(T)-ser DRI-er) A type of clothes dryer that does not require an outside vent. When the moisture in the clothes is removed, it is collected inside a compartment within the machine and then drawn into a drain for

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(pronounced cuhn-DOHN) A verb meaning to consciously excuse, pardon or overlook a mistake, flaw, or action. Also, to behave as though the act or condition is unimportant, inconsequential, or meaningless. Example: Though they had been co-workers and friends for

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(pronounced KAHN-feh-dahnt) See

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(pronounced KAHN-flu-ents OR kuhn-FLUents) Such a calming word confluence is. Its serene nature is fitting as it means a flowing or coming together or gathering at one point, either literal (like streams or rivers) or figurative (like ideas or

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(pronounced kahn-eh-SUR) What a beautiful word, whether in print or on the tongue. Put simply: an expert who understands, appreciates, discerns and can, therefore, judge the subtleties of something with artistic merit. Most often, the term is associated with

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(pronounced KAHN-sohl TAY-buhl) Let’s break it on down. Everyone knows what a table is, but what’s a console? A bracket, often curved or “S” in shape. Therefore, we can guess that the term console table incorporates these two elements.

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(pronounced like the letters C.A.: see-ay) Don’t panic when you hear the initials “C.A.” spoken during your first A&D-related job or internship. It’s not code for Clueless A$$ or Cloddish Adolescent. The abbreviation is the common way to refer

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(pronounced kuhn-TEN-juhn-see) An incident – such as an emergency situation – that may or may not occur, but that you want to plan for just in case. It’s something liable to happen as or result of something else happening

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(pronounced kehn-TROL joynt) A control joint is a continuous groove that is sawed, tooled or formed in a masonry or concrete wall or floor. The point of the control joint is to regulate the location and amount of cracking