Dictionary of Construction Terminology

Dictionary of Construction Terminology

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Y
- A "Y" shaped plumbing fitting.
Yard of concrete-
One cubic yard of concrete is 3' X 3' X 3' in volume, or 27 cubic feet.  One cubic yard of concrete will pour 80 square feet of 3 ½" sidewalk or basement/garage floor.
Yoke
The location where a home's water meter is sometimes installed between two copper pipes, and located in the water meter pit in the yard.