1. a cement usually made of whiting and boiled linseed oil beaten, or kneaded, to the consistency of dough and used in fastening glass in sashes and stopping crevices in woodwork. 2. a mixture of red and white lead and boiled linseed oil used as a lute in pipe fitting.
1. ring shaped. 2. In plumbing, the annular space is the ring shaped open space between the inside wall of the hub and the outside wall of the spigot on a fitting to be caulked.
a manhole at the joining point of two or more sewers.
a tool resembling a small paddle used in dispensing or directing small quantities of molten metal to a surface or space in which it might be impossible to pour the molten product.
1. fuel gases, including commercial propane (predominately propane and/or propylene) or commercial butane (predominately butane, isobutane, and/or butylene). 2. liquefied petroleum gas supplied in cylinders and used without liquid vaporizers must be either commercial propane or butane as defined above in order to avoid major variations in heating value of the gas as it is […]
a removable plug, or cap, containing an orifice which permits adjustment of the flow of gas by substitution of a spud with a different sized orifice or by the motion of a needle with respect to it (water heater).
1. the gauge pressure in a flowing plumbing supply line immediately upstream of a fixture valve. 2. the residual pressure in the water supply pipe at the pressurized flushing device, or water outlet, while the water outlet is open and flowing.