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By Francis D. K. Ching

ISBN-10: 0471288217

ISBN-13: 9780471288213

This e-book defines over 5,000 phrases with regards to architectural layout, historical past, and know-how. it's the basically dictionary that gives concise, exact definitions illustrated with finely unique, hand-rendered drawings, every one finished in Mr. Ching's signature variety.

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Chroma extends r3dla fly from the central axis at which saturatIon Is zero, out to the strongest saturation attalnaple for edcn color's hue andV3lue. spectrum The distribution of energy emitted by 3 r3dlant source, arT3~ed In order of wavelengths, esp. the pand of colors produced when sunlight Is refracted and dispersed Py a prism, comprising red, orange, yellow, green,plue,lndlga, and violet. II 11 I hue One of the three dimensions of color. : green, or blue, or an Intermedl3te /;>etween any contlg uous pa Ir of these colors.

Nick. tile. andpc«cy. flred. opaque. vitrified cel'3mlc ware. I U I porcelain enamel atalowertemperature. kaolin I A fine white clay used In the manufacture of porcelain and white portland cement. Also called china clay. flri"i The process of hardening or glazing ceramic W;i re by hating In • kiln to a speclfled vitrify To make a clay body vitreous Pyflrlng ata specifled temperature. temperWJ reo D b ,/ lurd·hrnea _........... ............ vftreo~ Reseml1llng glass. as In tl'3nsparency. hardness.

Concrete surface after stripping of the forms. ~ II . serted through the form and threaded ontotheendsofan inner rod. After stripping. the water rods are remcved while the Inner rod remains In the concrete. 7. rs in a concrete beam or slab. d~ lifts of concrete during the constructlon of a multistory bulk/lng. -- -. -.... -... -... -. -- -'" -. t one tlme. slipform •.................. -'- ... flying form A form th4t can be moved slowly and contlnuously as concrete Is being placed during the construction of a concrete pavement Of" DuJtdlng.

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