Vapor Barrier

Business / Construction / Vapor Barrier: A building product installed on exterior walls and ceilings under the drywall and on the warm side of the insulation. It is used to retard the movement of water vapor into walls and prevent condensation within them. Normally, polyethylene plastic sheeting is used.

Other Words for Barrier

Barrier Noun Synonyms: bar, fence, railing, wall, ditch, ha-ha
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Other Words for Vapor

Vapor Noun Synonyms: mist, fog, steam, cloud, smoke, smog, exhalation
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Vapor Barrier

Business / Construction / Vapor Barrier: A building product installed on exterior walls and ceilings under the drywall and on the warm side of the insulation. It is used to retard the movement of water vapor into walls and prevent condensati MORE

Technical Barriers To Trade (Tbts)

Business / Agriculture / Technical Barriers To Trade (Tbts): A category of nontariff barriers to trade, tbts are the widely divergent measures that countries use to regulate markets, protect their consumers, or preserve their natural resources (among other obje MORE

Nontariff Barriers (NTB’s)

Business / Agriculture / Nontariff Barriers (NTB’s): Any restriction, charge, or policy other than a tariff, that limits access of imported goods. Examples of nontariff barriers include quantitative restrictions, mainly import quotas and embargoes: impo MORE

Mercury Vapor Lamp

Entertainment / Photography / Mercury Vapor Lamp: Is an artificial light source produced by passing current through mercury vapor in a tube. MORE

Vapor Discharge Lamp

Entertainment / Photography / Vapor Discharge Lamp: Is a lamp in which electrical current passes through a vapor or gas rather than through a wire filament, thus producing illumination. MORE

Vapor Pressure

Science / Chemistry / Vapor Pressure: The partial pressure of a gas in equilibrium with a condensed form (solid or liquid) of the same substance. MORE

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