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Lath is sometimes a misspelling of laugh.
Definition of the noun lath
What does lath mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: laths / lath (less preferred form)
- a narrow thin strip of wood used as backing for plaster or to make latticework
Alternative definition of the noun lath
- A thin, narrow strip, fastened to the rafters, studs, or floor beams of a building, for the purpose of supporting a covering of tiles, plastering, etc.
- synonym: lath strap
Specialised definition of the noun lath
Glossary of sports / equestrian
a thin white strip, lined with plasticine, marking the boundary of a water jump and used to indicate if a horse failed to clear the jump (2005. Chambers Sports Factfinder. Chambers Harrap Publishers Ltd)
a thin white strip that marks the boundary of a water jump. It's lined with plasticine to show whether a horse's hoof touched it
Lath was a British Thoroughbred racehorse. He won at least four races, including a 1000 guinea sweepstakes at Newmarket and a match race against Squirt. After retiring from racing he became a stallion and produced a number of high class runners and also sired the grand-dam of St.Leger winner Hollandoise.
- child of Godolphin Arabian
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by Francis D. K. Ching
• Rib lath is an expanded-metal lath having V-shaped ribs Wire fabric w/ 0.19...
Self-centering lath is a rib lath used over steeljoists as *1 psf= 47.88 Pa • Corner beads reinforce external angles of ...
by Joseph D. Falcone
The rock lath application is a two coat system and the wire or metal lath is a three coat system. Gypsum lath is a factory constructed plaster core with layers of paper on both sides. It is available in 3/8" or 1/2" thickness and in sheet size of 16 " x ...
Interior Design (2016)
by CTI Reviews
A lath is a thin, narrow strip of straightgrained wood. A lattice, or latticework, is a crisscrossed or interlaced arrangement of laths, or the pattern made by such an arrangement. Lath is the basic material used in the formerly common building ...
by CTI Reviews
Lath: A lath is a thin, narrow strip of some straightgrained wood or other material, including metal or gypsum.
by NKBA (National Kitchen and Bath Association)
Expanded metal lath is a type of mesh that, when stapled to the studs, provides a stable plaster backing that can bend around corners or curves. A skilled applicator can trowel on plaster to create a smooth surface on even the most difficult ...
Under the Greenwood Tree (2013)
by Thomas Hardy
lathlike: lean; a lath is a thin strip of wood used to form a groundwork for tiles on a roof, or plaster on walls and ceilings. Thomas Leaf: Ruth Firor connects the name with the proverbial phrase 'to have a leaf out', used of simpletons ...
The Golden Acorn (2010)
by Catherine Cooper
'Lath means wand, but once you've empowered it with your symbol it will become a hudlath, a magic wand. That's why Camelin is so upset. A mortal can only be given a lath by a dryad. Your wand is very special. It's from the Hamadryad Oak ...
Building Supply News (1922)
For metal lath is a repeat order article.
Building Age (1919)
ETAL LATH is a fabric made from sheet metal which is expanded or punched so as to form a series of metal meshes which support the plastic material used on walls or ceilings, and hold it in place until it is set. After that it provides a perfect ...
The Lumber Trade Journal (1915)
Lath is the best of all sellers, and prices show a constant tendency to advance. Both pine and cypress lath sell well in this market...
Lath is an excellent seller and is commanding some rather good prices. BOSTON. There is more than the usual ...
The Wood-worker (1917)
Probably the greatest fault with Byrkit lath is that it swells when the plaster is applied and shrinks when it dries, causing the plaster to crack. This fault can be overcome to some extent by cutting the grooves or kerfs as per dotted lines KK.
Navi - Ornithology
Gallinula crex, Lath. Land-Rail. G. chloropus, Lath. Common Gallinule. Zapornia porzana. Spotted Crake. Z. Baillonii, Leach.
Comprising the Twofold Advantage of a Philosophical and an Alphabetical Arrangement, with Appropriate Engravings by Edward Smedley, Hugh James Rose, Henry John Rose
Amandava, Lath. ; le Bengali Picquet'e, Buff. ; Amaduvade, Edwards. About the size of a Wren : plumage generally brown mixed with red, darker on the back, but darkest on the belly ; coverts, breast and side's tipped with white ; quills ...
An Unabridged Reprint of the 1901-2 Edition by Russell Sturgis
LATH. A strip of wood, geoemlly quite thio aod oarrow, but ofteo approarhiog a hatteo or furriog strip io sise ; a aumher of whieh are ioteoded to be serured to heams, studs, ami surh memhers for the support of tiles, slates, plaster, aod ...
by James T. Frane
88 latch post / lath nailers...
A Description of Tools, Instruments, Machines, Processes, and Engineering; History of Inventions; General Technological Vocabulary; and Digest of Mechanical Appliances in Science and the Arts by Edward Henry Knight
LATH. LATHE. The first is called laying ; the second, finishing. Metallic lath for wooden or iron partitions has been made in various tonus, of which the annexed instances may be given : — a has a corrugated plate and transverse rods, behind ...
Encyclopaedia Metropolitana; Or, Universal Dictionary of Knowledge on an Original Plan Comprising the Twofold Advantage of a Philosophical and an Alphabetical Arrangement, with Appropriate Engravings Edited by Edward Smedley, Hugh James Rose, Henry John Rose (1845)
Miscellaneous and lexicographical, vol. 1
Chestnut Heron, Lath. Night Heron, or Night Raven, Pen. 15 about twenty two inches long ; the body white with the scapulars, back, head, and occiput black, from which last spring three narrow white feathers, with dusky tips, measuring seven ...
Encyclopaedia Britannica (1858)
Or, Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Literature
Numeuius arquata, Lath. Glossy Ibis. Common Curlew. N. Phzeopus, Lath. Whimbrel. N. tenuirostris, Sav. Slender-billed Curlew. Limosa melannra, Leisl. Black-tailed Godwit. L. rul'a, Briss. Bar-tailed Godwit. L. terek, Temm. Terek Godwit.
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Getting ready for the "cementitious decorative coating" or stucco
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- Throwaway lath
This is sharp, awful stuff.
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- GFA - Plaster on Lath
Plaster on Lath
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- Braj Lath mar Holi
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Scrabble value of L1A1T1H4
The value of this 4-letter word is 7 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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