the introduction of partitions of lath and plaster between the inner and outer surfaces of a stud wall in order to improve the insulating properties of the wall.
parging applied behind the exterior brickwork of a wall in order to exclude moisture and air from the interior of the wall.
It is seldom well done, it injures the frame, and costs more than back plastering, without being much if any better.
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back plastering is common in very cold climates, and is done by plastering on the back of the sheathing between the studding.
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Building Trades. a wood or metal plate serving as a backing for a structural member. Armor. a piece of plate armor for protecting the back: worn as part of a cuirass. Historical Examples That princes monogram, the Conde points out, is to be seen on the backplate gilded in relief. Spanish Arms and Armour Albert […]
- Back pressure
a resistant pressure exerted by liquid or gas against the forward motion or flow of an exhaust or pipe system: Careful control of backpressure ensures an even supply of oil from the well. Historical Examples Its use is to show the amount of back pressure, and in a condensing engine to show the degree of […]
a resistant pressure exerted by liquid or gas against the forward motion or flow of an exhaust or pipe system: Careful control of backpressure ensures an even supply of oil from the well.
- Back projection
background projection. the projection from the rear of previously photographed material on a translucent screen, used as background for a television or motion-picture shot. the projection of filmed action or stills on a translucent screen in front of which actors are lit and filmed: used to simulate an outdoor or location background in the studio. […]