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Keenes Cement:
A strong, crack-resistant gypsum plaster formulation.

Key:
A slot formed into a concrete surface for the purpose of interlocking with a subsequent pour of concrete; a slot at the edge of a precast member into which grout will be poured to lock it to an adjacent member;a mechanical interlocking of plaster with lath.

Kiln:
A furnace for firing clay or glass products; a heated chamber for seasoning wood; a furnace for manufacturing quick-lime, gypsum hemihydrate, or portland cement.

knee Wall:
A short wall under the slope of a roof.

kPa:
Kilopascal, a unit of pressure equal to 1 kilonewton per square meter.


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