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Masonry in which rough stones are fitted into approximately level courses.



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SECURITY LEVEL 2

The level for which appropriate additional protective security measures shall be maintained for a period of time as a result of heightened risk of a security incident.

GAP-FRAMEPRESS

A punch press whose frame is open at bed level so that wide work or strip work can be inserted.

GEOIDAL HORIZON

The circle of the celestial sphere formed by the inter- section of the celestial sphere and a plane through a point on the sea level surface of the earth, and perpendicular to the zenith-nadir line.

MEAN HIGH WATER

Highest average level water reaches on an outgoing tide

LEVELING INSTRUMENT

An instrument for establishing a horizontal line of sight, usually by means of a spirit level or a pendulum device.

MLW

Lowest average level water reaches on an outgoing tide

CURB

A border of concrete or row of joined stones forming part of a gutter along a street edge.

ELEMENTARY COMMODITY GROUP

The lowest level of goods or services for which consistent values can be determined. Also known as elementary group.

LOAD LINES

A series of horizontal lines and a circle with a horizontal line painted amidships of both sides of the hull of a ship marking the level that must remain above the surface of the water for the vessel's stability.

CASCADING

  1. An effect in which a failure of an electrical power system causes this system to draw excessive amounts of power from power systems which are interconnected with it, causing them to fail, and these systems cause adjacent systems to fail in a similar manner, and so forth 2. An effect in ball-mill rotating devices when the upper level of crushing bodies breaks clear and falls to the top of the crop load.

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