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Sill plate

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A sill plate or sole plate in construction and architecture is the bottom horizontal member of a wall or building to which vertical members are attached. [1]

16 relations: Architecture, Bent (structural), Building, Car, Construction, Foundation (engineering), Framing (construction), Joist, Lumber, Naval architecture, Pier (architecture), Post in ground, Screw, Wall, Wall plate, Wood preservation.


Architecture is both the process and the product of planning, designing, and constructing buildings or any other structures.

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Bent (structural)

A bent in American English is a two-dimensional transverse rigid frame (or similar structures such three-hinged arches).

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A building, or edifice, is a structure with a roof and walls standing more or less permanently in one place, such as a house or factory.

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A car (or automobile) is a wheeled motor vehicle used for transportation.

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Construction is the process of constructing a building or infrastructure.

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Foundation (engineering)

A foundation (or, more commonly, base) is the element of an architectural structure which connects it to the ground, and transfers loads from the structure to the ground.

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Framing (construction)

Framing, in construction, is the fitting together of pieces to give a structure support and shape.

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A joist is a horizontal structural member used in framing to span an open space, often between beams that subsequently transfer loads to vertical members.

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Lumber (American English; used only in North America) or timber (used in the rest of the English speaking world) is a type of wood that has been processed into beams and planks, a stage in the process of wood production.

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Naval architecture

Naval architecture, or naval engineering, along with automotive engineering and aerospace engineering, is an engineering discipline branch of vehicle engineering, incorporating elements of mechanical, electrical, electronic, software and safety engineering as applied to the engineering design process, shipbuilding, maintenance, and operation of marine vessels and structures.

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Pier (architecture)

A pier, in architecture, is an upright support for a structure or superstructure such as an arch or bridge.

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Post in ground

Post in ground construction, also called earthfast or hole-set posts, is a type of construction in which vertical, roof-bearing timbers, called posts, are in direct contact with the ground.

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A screw is a type of fastener, in some ways similar to a bolt (see Differentiation between bolt and screw below), typically made of metal, and characterized by a helical ridge, known as a male thread (external thread).

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A wall is a structure that defines an area, carries a load, or provides shelter or security.

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Wall plate

A plate or wall plate is a horizontal, structural, load-bearing member in wooden building framing.

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Wood preservation

All measures that are taken to ensure a long life of wood fall under the definition wood preservation (timber treatment).

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sill_plate

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