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Yield stength:
The stress at which a material ceases to deform in a fully elsatic manner and begins to deform irreversibly.

Z-brace door:
A door made of vertical planks held together and braced on the back by three pieces of wood whose configuration resembles the letter Z.

Zero-slump concrete:
A concrete mixed with so little water that it does not sag when piled vertically.

Zoning ordinance:
A law that specifies in detail how land may be used in a municipality.


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