Part of the faucet that holds the handle on one end and the washer on the other.
Stemming a hole
Backfilling pieces of rock into a blasting charge hole, to direct the blast, after the charge is placed.
(1) A thin sheet of paper or metal that is perforated or cut through so that, when a paint or ink is applied to the sheet, the patterns, letters, etc. appear on the surface beneath, having seeped through the perforations. (2) The pattern made by stenciling.
Used where a roof slope meets a vertical wall or chimney, step flashing is a series of short sections of flashing bent at right angles across the center, making half of the flashing on the roof and half up the wall. As the pieces are placed, they overlap the upper edge of the section below, preventing leaks between a wall and roof.
A board with steps cut in its edge is the type of jig that is needed to cut a taper on a table saw. While the straight side of the board lays on the rip fence, the corner of the board to be cut on a taper lays in the notch formed by the step on the jig, which holds it at an angle to the rip fence. When the jig moves along the fence, the board, which is at an angle to the fence, is also at an angle t the saw blade that allows it to be cut at an angle.
A-shaped, self-supporting ladder which has two sets of hinged supports. The supports meet a the top and are held together by collapsible hinges. Rungs for stepping may be on one or both sides. The sides of the ladder collapse together for ease of movement and storage.
Step ladder to reach ceiling
Type of adjustable rate mortgage for which the interest rate is adjusted only once during the term of the loan. Therefore, the loan shares some of the features of both fixed rate and adjustable loans.
Loan which allows a gradual increase in the interest rate during the initial years of the loan.
Lease that incorporates increases in agreed-on payments over the term of the lease contract. For example, a particular step-up lease may require that the lessee pay a 10% increase each year over the 5-year term of the lease.