Means Illustrated Construction Dictionary

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Based on Means illustrated construction dictionary, new unabridged edition (1991), this condensed version features 9,000 construction terms, with many illustrations and examples, for anyone who needs definitions, clarification, or interpretation of the language of construction as it is used by the construction trades and professions today. Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or.

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The best portable dictionary for office or field use—an essential tool for contractors, architects, insurance and real estate personnel, facility managers, homeowners, and anyone who needs quick, clear definitions for construction terms.

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The Up-to-Date, Reliable Resource for Construction Terminology . . .

Means Illustrated Construction Dictionary Condensed Version Second Edition

Recognized in the industry as the best resource of its kind, this second edition has been further enhanced with updates to existing terms and the addition of hundreds of new terms and illustrations . . . in keeping with the most recent developments in the construction industry.

Means Illustrated Construction Dictionary provides clear, authoritative definitions — covering all the major construction specialties.

With the latest in construction methods, materials, and equipment, this edition includes new terminology used in construction specialties, such as:

  • "Green," or Sustainable Building
  • Historic Preservation and Building Re-Use
  • Technologies for cleanup of building site contaminants

. . . with expanded terms and illustrations for wood framing, real estate and appraisal, and interior design and construction projects.

Now with a quick-reference Spanish section — key terms in English with Spanish translations. Includes tools and equipment, materials, tasks, and more!

The best portable dictionary for office or field use — an essential tool for contractors, architects, insurance and real estate personnel, facility managers, homeowners, and anyone who needs quick, clear definitions for construction terms.

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