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(pronounced SOH-shehl CA-peh-tuhl)

The idea that value can be assigned to social networks just as value can be allotted to physical objects (homes, cars, etc.) and human capital (a highly skilled

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(pronounced SO-fuh TAY-buhl)

See console table.

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(pronounced SAH-fit)

This word tends to baffle people because it can mean several things, though they all correlate to the built environment. As related to architectural exteriors, a soffit is the underside of a part

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(pronounced suh-LU-shehn dyed)

In solution dyeing, dye is added to a manufactured fiber (such as nylon) while it still exists as a chemical solution — i.e., before it is extruded into yarn. Because the

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(pronounced SAHL-vehnt)

A bit of an odd word (that sounds seems to sound weirder the more and more you repeat it) that means having the ability to pay all debts owed

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(pronounced sahm-NAM-byuh-lent)

To remember this word, think of the more common word “insomnia,” which means sleeplessness. This adjective, obviously having the same Latin root, means walking while asleep or resembling a sleepwalker, as in being slow to

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(pronounced sof-MOR-ik or sof-eh-MOR-ik)

All of you second-year college students out there, don’t take offense, but this adjective is a little on the negative side. It means being poorly informed but

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(pronounced SOWND eh-TEN-yeh-WAY-shun BATZ)

Otherwise known as SABs, sound attenuation batts are flexible, lightweight sheets of fiberglass insulation designed to control noise transmission between interior walls. Batts are typically manufactured 8’ long, between 2-1/2" and 3-1/2" thick