Grade Beam

Business / Construction / Grade Beam: A foundation wall that is poured @ level with or just below the grade of theearth. An example is the area where the 8' or 16' overhead garage door 'block out' is located, or a lower (walk out basement) foundation wall is poured

Other Words for Beam

Beam Noun Synonyms: timber, scantling, girder, rafter, bar, brace, plank, board, stud, trestle
Beam Verb Synonyms: radiate, shine, smile radiantly
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Other Words for Grade

Grade Noun Synonyms: hill, slope, rise, gradient, acclivity, declivity, incline, decline, ascent, descent, upgrade, downgrade
Grade Adjective Synonyms: degree, position, rank, status, stage, standing, station, gradation, echelon, class, level, category, condition, state, estate, situation, rung
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Post-And-Beam

Business / Construction / Post-And-Beam: A basic building method that uses just a few hefty posts and beams to support an entire structure. Contrasts with stud framing. MORE

Pay Grades

Business / Human Resources (HR) / Pay Grades: A method used to group jobs together that have approximately the same relative internal worth and are paid at the same rate. MORE

Retrograde

Science / Astrology / Retrograde: When a planet appears to be traveling backwards from our perspective on Earth. The energy of a retrograde planet is less assertive and more internalized. MORE

Retrograde Application

Science / Astrology / Retrograde Application: Term used in reference to a retrograde planet which, because of its retrograde motion, applies to an aspect with another planet. If both planets are moving toward each other, the term mutual applicati MORE

Retrograde Filling

Health / Dentistry / Retrograde Filling: A method of sealing the root canal by preparing and filling it from the root tip, generally done at the completion of an apicoectomy. MORE

Paper Grade

Entertainment / Photography / Paper Grade: Numerical and terminological description of paper contrast: numbers 0 - 1 soft: number 2 normal: number 3 hard: number 4 - 5 very hard: number 6 ultra hard. Similar grade number from different manufac MORE

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