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wallstud
n. a vertical member in the light frame construction techniques called balloon framing and platform framing of a building's wall.
jug
n 1. a vessel for holding or pouring liquids, usually having a handle and a spout or lip US equivalent pitcher
epirb
n. emergency position-indicating radio beacon
murk
n. partial or total darkness; gloom.
billet
n. A civilian house where soldiers are lodged temporarily; a thick piece of wood
spittle
n. saliva (another word than drool)
port cochere
n. a passageway through a building or screen-wall designed to let vehicles pass from the street to an interior courtyard
ratty
adj. 1. showing signs of wear and tear 2. infested with rats
isocline
n. An anticline or syncline so tightly folded that the rock beds of the two sides are nearly parallel.
blowsy
adj. characteristic of or befitting a slut or slattern; used especially of women
flowstone
n. A layered deposit of calcium carbonate on rock where water has flowed or dripped, as on the walls of a cave.
Opaque
impossible to see through; preventing the passage of light
firebrick
n. A refractory brick, usually made of fire clay, used for lining furnaces, fireboxes, chimneys, or fireplaces.
torsion
1. a. The act of twisting or turning. b. The condition of being twisted or turned. 2. The stress or deformation caused when one end of an object is twisted in one direction and the other end is held m
hedge
n. 1. A row of closely planted shrubs or low-growing trees forming a fence or boundary. 2. A line of people or objects forming a barrier: