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1. A piece of sheet steel with a toothed edge along the long dimension; used to level and scratch plaster to produce a key for the next coat; a comb.
2. A tool consisting of a steel plate having a finely serrated edge; used to dress stone by dragging it back and forth across the surface.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
A roofed structure, with or without sidewalls, extending from the main terminal building or its concourse to the aircraft loading positions. Fingers are protrusions from the terminal building that extend into the apron area. A finger can be a fenced-open walkway or a completely closed structure one or two stories in height. It can be straight, Y-shaped, or T-shaped.
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