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(pronounced oh-beh-SOH(n)) Though the name of a village in central France, the word Aubusson is now synonymous with very meticulous, finely woven tapestry that is used for wall hangings, carpets and upholstery. Designs were inspired by engravings and

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(pronounced AW-ger) Whether used as a noun or a verb (as in the example sentence below), this term refers to foretelling future events or conditions. In ancient times, augurs’ predictions were often spurred by omens, but in more

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(pronounced aw-GUST) This one’s not capitalized, so don’t confuse it with what resides between July and September. When you see this word with a little “a” it’s an adjective meaning inspiring awe and having a presence of grandeur, noble

B&N
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(pronounced like the initials: bee & ehn) So many possibilities here: Big & Nasty, Beautiful & Nice, Beans & Nachos… No, we’re referring to Bidding & Negotiation, a common part of the construction administration process. A bid is the

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(pronounced BAK-lohd-ed in-seh-LAY-shuhn) This term refers to insulation that is placed above a suspended ceiling system of acoustical panels or lay-in tile. Backloaded insulation can be used for additional acoustical control, heating and cooling control, or a combination of

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(pronounced BAK-lohd-ing) See