|Measure and Mark|
45 degrees is an angle created when 90 degrees is divided in half
To align is to place or arrange things in a straight line.
An arc is a partial sweep of a circle’s perimeter from it’s center
An axis is a fixed reference line often for a measurement
A bend is a measurement method for two inside corners – not as accurate as other methods
Burn an inch
Flush is when two surfaces or edges are in perfect alignment.
A foot is a larger standard unit of measure that is equivalent to 12 inches
A fraction is some specific part of a whole. For inches a fraction is expressed as ½, 1/4 , 1/8, or 1/16
The hook is the bent metal precision part at the beginning of a tape measure that represents zero
An improper fraction is one in which the numerator is greater than the denominator, (ex 5/4).
Level means perfectly horizontal relative to the earth’s gravity
O.C. or on center is even spacing of studs in a wall or other parts in a ceiling or floor by measuring to the center of each component.
Parallel is a term used to describetwo side by side lines that run the same direction and are exactly the same distance apart everywhere
Permanence is the state or quality of lasting
Plumb is the condition of being perfectly vertical relative to the earth’s gravity
The reel is a spool on which a string line can be wound around inside of a chalk line
Square is the condition of two lines or planes that forming a 90 degree angle relative to each other
Tension is the state of being pulled and stretched tight.