cap piece

cap piece

[′kap ‚pēs]
(mining engineering)
A piece of wood fitted over a straight post or timber to provide more bearing surface.

capping piece, cap piece, cap plate

A piece of timber covering the heads of a series of uprights or other vertical structure.
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The sealing up from the rod and the cap piece of the electromagnetic valve is realized with special adhesive and O-ring element, to eliminate the influence on the dynamics of commuting process.
The architect also specified the material for the kitchen counter and the cap piece on a newel post.
The company produced 16 columns, 35 beams, 40 corbels, two large cap pieces, and eight benches at the plant, which is located 44 miles from the project site.
Start by cutting the cap pieces and nailing them onto the top of the shelves.