Earthquake Strap

Business / Construction / Earthquake Strap: A metal strap used to secure gas hot water heaters to the framing or foundation of a house. Intended to reduce the chances of having the water heater fall over in an earthquake and causing a gas leak.

Focus (Earthquake)

Science / Geology / Focus (Earthquake): The point at which the rupture occurs: synonymous with hypocenter. MORE

Homeowners Guide To Earthquake Safety

Business / Real Estate / Homeowners Guide To Earthquake Safety: A document produced by the State of California Seismic Safety Commission intended to help inform homeowners on earthquake safety issues in homes. MORE

Training Straps

Health / Fitness / Training Straps: Strap used around the wrist and the remaining material is wrapped around the weight lifting bar to aid you in holding the weight. MORE

FHA Strap

Business / Construction / FHA Strap: Metal straps that are used to repair a bearing wall 'cut-out', and to 'tie together' wall corners, splices, and bearing headers. Also, they are used to hang stairs and landings to bearing headers. MORE

Earthquake Strap

Business / Construction / Earthquake Strap: A metal strap used to secure gas hot water heaters to the framing or foundation of a house. Intended to reduce the chances of having the water heater fall over in an earthquake and causing a gas leak. MORE

Bootstrapping

Business / Finance / Bootstrapping: Creating a theoretical spot rate curve using one yield projection as the basis for the yield of the next maturity. MORE

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