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1. Architecture A narrow, flat molding.
2. Printing A flat piece of wood used to separate lines of type.

[French réglet, from Old French, diminutive of regle, ruler, from Latin rēgula, rod; see reg- in Indo-European roots.]


1. (Architecture) a flat narrow architectural moulding
2. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) printing a strip of oiled wood used for spacing between lines of hot metal type. Compare lead27
[C16: from Old French, literally: a little rule, from regle rule, from Latin rēgula]
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My first day, an elderly gentleman sat me down with various lengths of reglets and, using German vocabulary I had yet to acquire, described the process of setting type.
See: Anchor bolts; Anchors; Anchors & ties for repair & retrofit; Anchors, embedded masonry; Anchors, veneer; Dowels & related items; Drip edges; Joints, expansion; Lintels, steel; Mortar dropping collectors; Reglets; Reinforcement accessories; Reinforcement, mechanical splices; Reinforcement, shear connectors; Seismic anchors & reinforcement; Stainless steel bar; Termination bars; Ties, wall; Vents, cavity; Weep hoe tubes & wicks; Weep hole ventilators

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