31.05.11 by Nick Sayes

Architectural Term of the Day 001

Keeping everyone on their toes Cam tests the office on the meaning of obscure Architectural terminology.

Todays Term: Sparge Pipe

“A pipe having a series of drilled holes designed to deliver a diffused supply of water at low velocity.” glossary of building terms, standards nz.

Meaning of Sparge:
verb – “moisten by sprinkling”
origin – late 16th century from latin word spargere meaning “to sprinkle”
oxford american dictionary

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