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noun - plural: reglets

  1. [context: Construction] A sheet metal receiver for the attachment of counterflashing. A reglet may be surface-mounted, inset into a raggle or embedded behind cladding.


  1. Reglet: In architecture a reglet is 1.) a thin, flat band relating to mouldings or 2.) a groove in a wall or parapet for receiving the top edge of a flashing. In this usage it is also called a raggle and may be related to regle, a groove. If a flashing is simply applied to a surface than it is called a face reglet.
  2. Reglet: A reglet is a piece of wooden spacing material used in typesetting, usually to provide spacing between paragraphs, though it is sometimes used to fill in small spaces not taken up by type in the chase.

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Google previewPicture Theatre Advertising (1915)

by Epes Winthrop Sargent

"Reglet" is a strip of wood used for the same purpose as leads. It is cheaper and lighter than metal. A twelve-point reglet is a pica. Larger than pica the wood becomes "furniture" and comes one, two, three, four, five, and ten lines, or picas.

Google previewARE 5 Review Manual for the Architect Registration Exam (2016)

by David Kent Ballast, FAIA, NCARB, CSI, Steven E. O'Hara , PE

A reglet is a preformed metal shape that is cast into a concrete wall and set flush with the wall to allow the insertion of the edge of flashing and a sealant. Weep holes should be located 24 in on center horizontally in the lowest course of brick to ...

Google previewArchitectural Detailing (2016)

Function, Constructibility, Aesthetics by Edward Allen, Patrick Rand

A reglet is an upward-sloping slot in a vertical surface into which a flashing or the edge of a roof membrane may be inserted. The slope (wash) acts to prevent water from being forced into the vulnerable joint by gravity, and the overlap of the ...

Google previewThe laboratory; or, School of arts (1799)

containing a large collection of valuable secrets, experiments, and manual operations in arts and manufactures, highly useful to gilders, jewellers, enamellers, goldsmiths, dyers, cutlers, pewterers, joiners, japanners, book-binders ...

Take clean and fine sifted ashes, and fine plaster of Paris, of each an equal quantity ; temper the mixture * A reglet is a ledge of wood used by printers. E4. with gum-water, or 'with size of parchment ; knead it with MIXTURES FOR CASTING ...

Google previewWith Eyes and Soul (2004)

Images of Cuba by Nancy Morejón, Milton Rogovin, Dennis Maloney, Pamela Carmell, David L. Frye

Note: Bodoni is a typeface; a reglet is a flat piece of wood used to separate lines of handset type.

Google previewTypographical Printing-Surfaces (1916)

by A. Harriette, L.A. Legros, J.C. Grant

A reglet is a strip of hard-wood sometimes used in place of a clump, ...

Google previewA General Dictionary of Commerce, Trade, and Manufactures (1810)

Exhibiting Their Present State in Every Part of the World; and Carefully Comp. from the Latest and Best Authorities by Thomas Mortimer

Reglet is a ledge of wood used by printers. first mentioned it in 1735; and our countryman Wood brought. PLANKS, (Ger. and Du. Planken. DA. Planier. Sw. Plankor. Fr. Plunches. Bordager. It. Tavels. SP. Tallas. Po RT. Pranthas. Taboar. Rus.

Google previewA Dictionary of the Art of Printing (1841)

by William Savage

REGLET. Is a sort of furniture of an equal thickness all its length. It is quadrat high , of several thicknesses, viz. Nonpareil, Brevier, Long Primer, Pica, &c. thick. — M. Reglet and all other furniture, except side and foot sticks, are made in lengths ...

Google previewRSMeans Illustrated Construction Dictionary (2012)

by RSMeans

reglet A groove in a wall to receive flashing. reglet regulatedset cement A Portland cement with admixtures for the purpose of controlling its set and early strength. regulation The ability of a ballast to ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Science, Literature, & Art (1875)

Comprising the Definitions and Derivations of the Scientific Terms in General Use, Together with the History and Descriptions of the Scientific Principles of Nearly Every Branch of Human Knowledge by William Thomas Brande, George William Cox

REGLET. In Printing, a sort of furniture of an equal thickness throughout its length , and of quadrat height. The length is three feet, and the thickness that of the various sizes of types. Regma (Gr. 5%ua, a fracture). One of the terms applied to a ...

Google previewCyclopaedia, Or an Universal Dictionary of Arts and Sciences... by Ephraïm Chambers (1743)

The reglet according to Daviler, differs from the fillet and Iistel, in that it projects equally, like a rulcr. See FlLLl-ZT and LIST. ' REGLETS, or RIGLETS, in printing, are thin rulers, or (lips ofwood of different dimcnsions, placed in the chafe, ...

Google previewFuldstaendigt Dansk og Engelsk haand-lexicon (1824)

udarbeidet efter de bedste og nyeste ordbøger by Christian Friderich Bay

- Columnesteg, Reglet. Comoediant, a Stageplayer, Comedian. (omlebende) a strolling Aêtor or Stageplayer. osedans comical, mimi-, C&11 - Comoedie, a Comedy, ...

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Reglet Meaning

Video shows what reglet means. A strip of wood or metal of the height of a quadrat, used for regulating the space between pages in a chase, and also for ...

Scrabble value of R1E1G2L1E1T1

The value of this 6-letter word is 7 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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