Civil Engineering

A thin, continuous sheet of metal, plastic, rubber or waterproof paper used to prevent the passage of water through a joint in a wall, roof, or chimney. The material used and the process of making watertight the roof intersections and other exposed places on the outside of a structure.

Mechanical Engineering

A thin edge of material formed at the parting line of a casting or forging where it is forced out between the edges of the form or die.

See also: Casting, Roof.

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Subjects: Civil Engineering Mechanical Engineering