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See also: façade,

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(pronounced MAH-duhl LY-ting OR-deh-nehnts)

Also known as the MLO, the Model Lighting Ordinance was developed by the Illuminating Engineering Society of North America and the International Dark-Sky Association to address consistent, environmentally responsible outdoor

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(pronounced MAH-deh-stee PA-nehl)

A modesty panel is just that – a panel that protects one’s modesty, especially that of women in skirts. Yes, it’s that barrier – made of wood, metal, stone, etc. – that

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(pronounced MOH-dih-kehm or MAH-dih-kehm)

This important sounding word means a small portion or a limited quantity. For whatever reason, in our minds the word conjures images of tiny dust particles floating

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(pronounced MOH-duss-op-er-an-DEE or MOH-duss-op-er-an-DIE)

A Latin term that mean “method of procedure” or a pattern of behavior. On cop shows you often hear characters refer to a criminal’s “M.O.”, which has given the term a

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(pronounced MOH-hayr)

This is one weird word for one beautiful thing. The term (which sounds like something the typical middle-aged man is looking for) refers to the fiber, yarn, or resulting fabric made from the

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(pronounced mo-RAY or mwah-RAY)

Many of us in the design industry think of moiré simply as a kind of fabric; however, the term actually refers more to the pattern or effect than the fabric that

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(pronounced MAH-nih-ker)

Also spelled “monicker,” it’s a name, nickname, or pseudonym that you gives to yourself or to a group to which you belong. Usually this renaming is done for professional or creative purposes, to

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(pronounced muh-NAH-nih-mehs)

From the Latin roots “mono” for one and “onyma” for name, you can probably offer a pretty good guess of what this word means. Yep, if you are mononymous,

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(pronounced mook)

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