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(pronounced IN-soh-lent)

Something about this word makes us think of

Example: Stephan was shocked by his new architect intern’s insolent behavior. Not only did the novice believe that she knew all there was

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(pronounced IN-sor-sing)

As you might imagine, insourcing is the opposite of outsourcing, which is taking internal company tasks and paying an outside firm to take care of them. Seems rather obvious that you would actually

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(pronounced ihn-TAHR-see-eh)

During the Italian Renaissance a type of wood inlay art emerged that today brings to mind a jigsaw puzzle due to the intricacies of the mosaic wood pieces forming the resulting image.

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(pronounced IHN-the-gray-tehd PRAH-jehkt dih-LIH-veh-ree)

A buzzword in the AEC community with a rather fuzzy definition. Basically, it’s the idea of keeping large construction projects on track and within budget by getting all disciplines —

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(pronounced in-TER-peh-layt)

Think of interpolating as inserting estimated figures or facts. It is sort of like assuming (remember that to assume can make an ass out of u and me), but hopefully basing one’s “guess” on some

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(pronounced ihn-ter-sehb-JEHK-tihv)

Objectivity has to do with perception without distortion by personal interpretations or feelings, while subjectivity deals with perception as affected by personal views, experience, or background. Thusly, intersubjectivity is

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(pronounced EE-shee-har-uh KUH-lehr tehst)

This test examines color perception abilities / deficiencies as they relate to the colors red and green. The ability to discern colors and contrasts in colors is extremely important in

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(pronounced eye-TEN-er-ehnt)

Although this word can be used as a noun to mean a person who travels from place to place, it is more commonly used as an adjective to describe that person, as well as to