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Decorated TileUsually applied to glazed tiles and can refer to hand painting, slip outline or screen printing....
Decorative Bonds:Used to add interest, and create a pleasing appearance, to external or internal walls; there is need...
Dentils:Also known as Dentilation. The projection (say 30mm) of alternate Headers, in the same course, to pr...
Diamond DrillingMechanical process increasingly used to form holes in fully vitrified tiles....
Diaper Pattern:Large plain areas of walling can be decorated by using blue-flared or vitrified headers to produce p...
Dispersion AdhesivesPre-mixed product, also referred to as Òready-mixÓ containing polymer organic binders ...
Dog-Tooth:Similar to a Dentil Course but each Header is laid at 45 degs. to expose one corner in a continuous ...
Dogleg BrickCan be used when forming external, or internal, obtuse angles to maintain correct face bond without ...
DormerA vertical protrusion through the roof slope normally a type of window....
Dressings:Decorative external brickwork that uses superior bricks, and workmanship, to surround a door or wind...
Dumpy LevelSite term for a theodolite....
Dust Pressed TileA tile whose body has been formed in a mould or die under heavy hydraulic pressure from refined clay...
Dutch Gable:A gable with a parapet when the outline is shaped first with a large convex curve followed by an equ...
EavesThe lower edge of an inclined roof slope....
Eaves Sprocket (Bellcast)A form of construction used at eaves by which short lengths of timber are fixed to the sides of raft...
EfflorescenceA powdery white deposit that forms on the surface of new brickwork or tiling. This results from the ...
Elevator slopewhich lifts tiles up to roof level, can be extended onto roof....
Encaustic TilesPorous ceramic tiles decorated with in-laid coloured clays before firing but also used to describe s...
Engineering BrickUsed, in the main, for work that is considered to be Civil Engineering but also used in buildings wh...