Teco

Business / Construction / Teco: Metal straps that are nailed and secure the roof rafters and trusses to the top horizontal wall plate. Sometimes called a hurricane clip.

Shiva Ratri

Life Style / Holiday / Shiva Ratri: Jewish people celebrate the 50th day after the beginning of passover as the end of the Passover period. It is called Shavuot, the Feast of Weeks, or Pentecost. Shavuot is a time when the Torah is cele MORE

Hallel

Entertainment / Literature / Hallel: (Hebrew, 'celebrate,' possibly adopted as a loanword from Eblaite) A hymn of praise, specifically in Psalms 113-18, each of which is headed with the plural imperative verb, Hallelujah. The hallel was MORE

Hurricane Clip

Business / Construction / Hurricane Clip: Metal straps that are nailed and secure the roof rafters and trusses to the top horizontal wall plate. Sometimes called a Teco clip. MORE

JAVA

Technology / Computers / JAVA: A high-level programming language developed by Sun Microsystems. Java was originally called OAK, and was designed for handheld devices and set-top boxes. Oak was unsuccessful so in 1995 Sun changed th MORE

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