What Is a Paper Ream?

A paper ream is a package of 500 sheets of paper. Consumers often buy paper by the ream, which is also used as a measurement for...

Mary McMahon
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The gear shaft runs through the center hole of a gear so it can rotate. Industry

What Is a Gear Shaft?

A gear shaft is a long rod around which round, toothed gears rotate. Commonly found in engines, a gear shaft makes the rotation...

Eric Tallberg
A scale model of a building is a type of mockup. Industry

What Is a Mockup?

A mockup is a model of an object or device that is created to follow a specific design. The main purpose of a mockup is to...

Malcolm Tatum

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“Yellow goods” can refer to heavy equipment used on construction sites, such as bulldozers. Industry

What Are Yellow Goods?

Yellow goods are heavy duty equipment like bulldozers and cranes, or consumer goods. When people talk about yellow goods that...

Mary McMahon
Some jeans are made of stretch denim. Industry

What is Denim?

Denim is a cotton cloth most associated with blue jeans. Though it's a fashion staple now; denim was historically used for...

Niki Foster
There is typically a gas valve on the gas supply line to any appliance. Industry

What is a Gas Valve?

A gas valve is a type of device that's used to regulate the flow of gas through a system. There are a few different types of gas...

Lori Kilchermann
Welders must wear a helmet while welding to protect their faces from sparks and flying materials. Industry

What is Manual Welding?

Manual welding is a type of welding procedure that is done using a welding rod clamped into a holder that is used to fuse two...

Lori Kilchermann

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