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One of the single or double joists or rafters that go around an opening in the framing type of construction.
A piece of bent wire used to regulate the size of the flame of a safety lamp without removing the top of the lamp.
A worker who arranges coal in the hold of a vessel (miner, ship) as the coal is discharged into it from bins.
A person who cleans miners' lamps.
An apparatus for trimming a pile of coal into a regular form (as a cone or prism).
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A piece of timber in a roof, floor, or wooden partition, to support a header which in turn supports the ends of the joists, rafters, or studs; a small horizontal beam, into which the ends of one or more joists are framed.
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1. A piece of timber inserted in a roof, floor, wooden partition, or the like, to support a header which in turn supports the ends of the joists, rafters, studs, etc.
2. A small horizontal beam, as in a floor, into which the ends of one or more joists are framed; often named from the place of use as a hearth trimmer, stair trimmer, etc.
3. A trimmer arch.
4. Variously shaped ceramic tile used as bases, caps, corners, moldings, and angles, as necessary to complete an installation and to satisfy sanitary and architectural requirements.
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