Jerry Builder – One who makes flimsy houses cheaply and hastily.
Jetty – A projection, a pier.
Jhamp – A horizontal, vertical or sloping projection hanging below, any horizontal projection like balcony, canopy, verandah, passage etc. to provide protection from direct sun and rain.
Jhot – A strip of land permanently left open for drainage purpose not to be used as an access way and is not a street or to be included as a part of the setbacks.
Joinery – Making and fixing wood trimmings on a building.
Joist – Beams suppo
rting the boards of a floor on the laths of a ceiling.
Juxtaposition – Placing or being placed closed together.
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