coil construction

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Glossary of Art Terms. 2014.

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  • slab construction —    A pottery technique in which a form is built up by joining shapes cut from thick sheets of damp clay. Also see coil construction, scoring, pinch, potter s wheel, and slip …   Glossary of Art Terms

  • building construction — Techniques and industry involved in the assembly and erection of structures. Early humans built primarily for shelter, using simple methods. Building materials came from the land, and fabrication was dictated by the limits of the materials and… …   Universalium

  • Induction coil — An induction coil or spark coil (archaically known as a Ruhmkorff coil) is a type of disruptive discharge coil. It is a type of electrical transformer used to produce high voltage pulses from a low voltage DC supply. To create the flux changes… …   Wikipedia

  • Single coil — A single coil pickup is a type of magnetic transducer for the electric guitar and the electric bass. It electromagnetically converts the vibration of the strings to an electric signal. This article focuses on single coil only pickup designs, for… …   Wikipedia


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