4" to 6" long wire, which is formed into the letter Z, which is used to tie the exterior and interior walls of a cavity wall together.
Galvanized steel, aluminum or plastic, in the shape of a Z, which prevents water penetration when installed at horizontal joints.
Flashing, shaped in the form of a Z, which is used along a horizontal edge between abutting vertical exterior wall panels. Any water that seeps into the joint is then directed outward by gravity to the outside of the wall.
A diagonal cross support in the shape of a Z is used for the main structure of this type of sturdy gate.
Metal tie used to unite masonry walls.
A group of hydrated sodium aluminosilicates, either natural or synthetic, with ion exchange properties.
The lack of a need for a specified distance between a well-insulated heating unit or metal wood burning fireplace and a combustible surface.
Zero clearance throat
The zero clearance throat improves the accuracy and quality of a cut.
The point in earthmoving where an imaginary line denotes a place where no cutting or filling is required.
Zero lot line
Lot where a home is set to the lot boundary, which leaves very little space between the houses.