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American National Standards Institute (ANSI) A private, non-profit organization that coordinates the development and use of a voluntary consensus standards in the United States.
American Society Of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) A professional engineering organization that is known for setting codes and standards for mechanical devices in the United States.
Broken-Out Section A section of an object broken away to reveal an interior feature for a sectional drawing.
Clearance Fit Limits the size of mating parts so that the clearance always results when mating parts are assembled.
Cutting Plane Line A line drawn on a view where a cut was made in order to define the location of the imaginary section plane.
Detail Drawing A dimensioned working drawing of a single part. Also referred o as part drawing.
Detail View A view that is used to show a magnified view of features that are too small to adequately specify in another view.
Fillet An inside radius between two intersecting planes.
Interference The amount of overlap that one part has with another when assembled.
Interference Fit Limits the size of mating parts so that an interference always results when mating parts are assembled.
International Organization for Standardization (IOS) A world wide organization that creates standards.
Limit Dimensions The largest and smallest possible boundaries to which a feature may be made as related to the tolerance of the dimension.
Nominal Size The designation of the size established for a commercial product.
Pitch A distance of uniform measure determined at a point on one unit to the same corresponding point on the next unit ; used in threads, springs, etc.
Round An outside radius applied to corners.
Size Dimension Placed directly on a feature to identify a specific size or may be connected to a feature in the form of a note.
Specified Dimension The dimension noted or, in the case of a tolerance, the part of the dimension from which the limits are calculated.
Spotface A shallow recess like a counterbore, used to provide a good bearing surface for a fastener.
Technical Writing A type of expository writing that is used to convey info for technical or business purposes.
Creativity The ability to make or bring a new concept or idea into existence ; marked by the ability or power to create.
Design A decorative pattern
Piling-On An idea that produces a similar idea or an enhanced idea.
Center Line A line which defines the center of arcs, circles, or symmetrical parts.
Leader Line Line which indicates dimensions of arcs, circles, and detail.
Scale A proportion between two sets of dimensions used to develop accurate, larger or smaller prototypes, or models.
View Colloquial term for views of an object projected onto two or more orthographic planes in a multi-view drawing.
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