J definitions - Building Terms Dictionary
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A device for exerting a large force over a short distance, usually by means of screw action or hydraulic pressure.
A shortened rafter that joinsa hip or valley rafter.
A vertical side of a door or window.
A torch that burns fuel oil and compressed air, used in quarrying granite.
One of a parallel array of light, closely spaced beams used to support a floor dek or flat roof.
A broad, shallow concrete beam that supports one-way concrete joists whose depths are identical to its own.
A lightsteel truss used to support open-web steel joists.
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