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1. the radial distance between the major and pitch cylinders of an external screw thread
2. the radial distance between the pitch circle and tip of a gear tooth
Written or graphic document issued before the receipt of bids that modifies or interprets the bidding documents, by additions, deletions, clarifications, or corrections. They usually become part of the final contract documents.
The radial distance between two concentric circles on a gear, one being that whose radius extends to the top of a gear tooth (addendum circle) and the other being that which will roll without slipping on a circle on a mating gear (pitch line).
A written or graphic instrument issued prior to the execution of the contract which modifies or interprets the bidding documents, including drawings, and specifications, by additions, deletions, clarifications or corrections; becomes part of the contract documents when the construction contract is executed.