Cap piece | Article about cap piece by The Free Dictionary
cap piece[′kap ‚pēs]
A piece of wood fitted over a straight post or timber to provide more bearing surface.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
capping piece, cap piece, cap plate
A piece of timber covering the heads of a series of uprights or other vertical structure.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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The sealing up from the rod and the cap piece
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The architect also specified the material for the kitchen counter and the cap piece
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Start by cutting the cap pieces
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