Jamb


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jamb

[jam]
(building construction)
The vertical member on the side of an opening, as a door or window.
(mining engineering)
A vein or large block of rock that prevents miners from following a vein of ore.

Jamb

The vertical member at the side of a window, door, chimney, or other exterior opening.

jamb

window jamb
door jambs
One of the vertical members at each side of an opening such as a doorframe, window frame, or fireplace.
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'The Jega-led committee is also charged with suggesting veritable means through which the foreign centres of JAMB can attract more candidates, especially Nigerians in the diaspora, to apply for admission in Nigerian universities.'
Door Jamb Armor Installation: Angel Munoz, CTL Management
JAMB has introduced e-registration to reduce stress and replace the cumbersome process of registration, in which candidates have to travel to purchase and submit JAMB forms.
The University Matriculation Examination (UME) which is conducted by the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) may be viewed as part of a simultaneous process of centralizing key decisions about equity in the admission of candidates into the existing places in Nigerian higher institutions.
The "jambs" also create a separation of two spaces and a gracious transition from foyer to living room, Custom ceiling panels that match the doors are fitted with cast aluminum return air registers.
It, too, has raised the jamb off the ground; however, its jamb riser is an integrated, non-porous, polymer piece that runs under the length of the sill and underneath the jamb to prevent wicking.
The vinyl gasket holding the insulated glass in place and the jamb liners in which the sash slides should not be painted.
JAMB Registrar, Professor Ishaq Oloyede, handed Kingsley over to the police for prosecution after the panel's investigation.
The door's head and sill plates are designed to withstand the full load of the system, and the jambs may or may not be fabricated as part of the door to provide easy integration into a facade or curtain wall system.
That's exactly how much you'll need to cut off the jamb at the opposite side of the opening.
Door Jamb Armor Installation: Michael Tyus, Progressive Management
The 4-1/4" jamb depth window has achieved, through independent national laboratory testing, architectural window (AW) and heavy-commercial (HC) classifications with AAMA 101-97 ratings of H-AW45 and H-HC60, respectively.