Technology / Television (TV) / Framing
Framing: Determines what the viewer can and cannot see due to the manipulation of the camera frame (the edge of the image).
Stud Framing: A building method that distributes structural loads to each of a series of relatively lightweight studs. Contrasts with post-and-beam.
Framing Method: Using the same features, wording, setting, situation, or topic at both the beginning and end of a literary work so as to 'frame' it or 'enclose it.' This technique often provides a sense of . . . View Full Definition
Shim: A small piece of scrap lumber or shingle, usually wedge shaped, which when forced behind a furring strip or framing member forces it into position. Also used when installing doors and placed . . . View Full Definition
Sill: (1) The 2 X 4 or 2 X 6 wood plate framing member that lays flat against and bolted to the foundation wall (with anchor bolts) and upon which the floor joists are installed. Normally the sill . . . View Full Definition
Rough Sill: The framing member at the bottom of a rough opening for a window. It is attached to the cripple studs below the rough opening.
Sole Plate: Metal plate on the bottom of wooden clubs to improve wear
Penny: As applied to nails, it originally indicated the price per hundred. The term now series as a measure of nail length and is abbreviated by the letter 'd'. Normally, 16d (16 'penny') nails are . . . View Full Definition
Header: The first part of an email message that contains controlling and meta-data such as the subject, origin and destination email addresses, the path an email takes, and its priority. May be used . . . View Full Definition
Span: A term used by the ball driller; generally, it is the distance from the thumb hole to the finger holes.
Word of the Day:
Income Tax: Common stock with a high dividend yield and few profitable investment opportunities.