Building trades, basic engineering, and architectural terms are presented in a highly illustrated, concise format. Emphasis is placed on construction tools and equipment, materials, and processes. Similar to a standard dictionary, terms are defined, synonyms are identified, and illustrations are provided.
Over 1500 terms have been added to this edition and existing terms have been revised to reflect changes in the industry. The CD-ROM contains a Custom Dictionary for MS Word. Products that adds building trades terms to the existing MS Word dictionary for use in spell check and grammar check features within Microsoft applications.
The Building Trades Dictionary, Electronic Edition, allows the user to search or browse a database of the Building Trades Dictionary in an electronic format.