Merch Vocab2.txt

  1. Laminates
    A type of wood casket exterior that is made by uniting superimposed layers of different materials
  2. Lawncrypt
    Grave space where two or more persons may be buried in grave lines which have been stacked one on top of the other, with the first person who dies being buried in the deepest grave liner with subsequent burials on top.
  3. Linen
    Type of casket lining material that is a fabric woven to look like linen used as casket lining material
  4. Linen weave
    A type of casket lining material that is fabric woven to look like linen.
  5. Lot
    A subdivision of a cemetery which consists of several grave or interment spaces
  6. Lug / Ear
    That part of the casket handle that is attached to the body panel.
  7. Marker
    A small headstone, usually of one piece, used to identify individual graves.
  8. Masselin
    A type of casket backing material that is pressed paper in sheet fgorm; used in casket construction as a backing (upholstery) material.
  9. Mattress cover
    A component par of the casket interior which covers the matteress or bedding of the casket.
  10. Mausoleum
    A building containing crypts or vaults for entombment; an above ground structure for burial.
  11. Median
    A value in an ordered set of values that represents the midpoint, whereby there are an equal number of values above and below the midpoint value.
  12. Memorial park
    A cemetery or section of a cemetery with only flush to the ground type markers
  13. Merchandise Value Ratio (MVR)
    The relationship between eh wholesale cost of the merchandise and the total cost (both service and merchandise) to the consumer.
  14. Merchandising
    The purchasing, pricing, display and sale of merchandise
  15. Mode
    The number that occurs most frequently in a listing of numbers
  16. Monument
    A structure, usually of stone or metal, erected to commemorate the life, deeds, or career of a deceased person; from the Latin word meaning to remind
  17. Muslin
    A heavy cotton cloth of plain weave
  18. Niche
    A recess or space in a columbarium used for the permanent placing of cremated remains.
  19. Non-Ferrous Metal
    Any metal which is not formed from iron
  20. Octagon
    A casket having eight angles or corners and therefore has 8 sides or body panels.
  21. Ogee / Rim
    An �S� shaped molding that is a component part of the casket top
  22. Ogee Flange/ Rim Flange
    The turned under edge of horizontal portion of the rim which comes into contact with the gasket or body ledge flange (top body molding flange).
  23. Ounce per square foot
    A method used to indicate the weight of one square foot of metal
  24. Outer Burial Container
    Any container which is designed for placement in the grave around the casket, including, but not limited to containers commonly known as burial vaults, grave boxes, and grave liners.
  25. Overlay / Overthrow/ Throw
    The aesthetic covering of or the foot cap or inner foot panel of the casket.
  26. Package Pricing
    A pricing method which groups together selected services and / or merchandise
  27. Perfection full couch
    A casket in which the rim (ogee), crown, and pies are formed as one unit which rises as one piece.
  28. Perfection Half Couch
    A casket in which the rim (ogee), crown and pies are formed as one unit with a transverse cut in the cap, forming a two piece lid for the casket.
  29. Pie
    The wedge shaped portion of the cap or lid at each end of the crown
  30. Plastic
    A synthetic or natural organic material shaped when soft and then hardened
  31. Plastic Extrusion Molding
    A method of molding plastic by injecting molten plastic into a die
  32. Plated Finish
    The finish created when base metal is coated by another metal via an electrolytic process; often found on casket hardware; in casket construction it is identified by the term �deposit�, as in �copper deposit.
  33. Plush
    A woven cloth with a nap exceeding 1/8th inch
  34. Plywood
    Thin sheets of wood glued together so that the grains are at right angles to one another; an odd number of sheets will be used so that the grain on the flont and back will always run the same direction.
  35. Polished Finish
    A surface made smooth and glossy usually by friction; brought to a highly developed, finished, or refined state; burnished.
  36. Polymer
    A compound, similar in appearance to plastic, that has a high molecular weight creating an extremely durable substance.
  37. Pressed board
    Particles of wood bonded together with a waterproof glue; the different types are distinguished by the size of the particles of wood used
  38. Priest Casket/ Slip Panel/ Slip Top
    A casket opening style in which the cap or lid at the head end of the casket is completely removed from the casket for the purpose of viewing; the remains may be viewed from either side of the casket
  39. Quantity Discount
    Reduction in the amount of a bill when a specified minimum quantity of merchandise has been ordered
  40. Quartile
    A division of the total into four intervals, each one representing one-fourth of the total.
  41. Range
    The upper and lower limits of a series of numbers.
  42. Rebate
    A return of a portion of payment
  43. Rental Casket
    A casket which is used as a temporary receptacle for the dead human remains for the purpose of visitation and funeral, with the intention that the remains will be placed in some other suitable container for permanent disposition, while the casket is intended to be reused for the same purpose.
  44. Retort
    The burning chamber in a crematory
  45. Rim (Ogee)
    An �S� shaped molding that is a component part of the casket top
  46. Rim Glange (Ogee Flange)
    The turned under edge of horizontal portion of the rim which comes into contact with the gasket or body ledge flange (top body molding flange).
  47. Roll (Cove/ Puffing)
    A component part of the casket interior which surrounds the head panel.
  48. Sales Frequency
    The number of times sales in a given price bracket occurs over a fixed period of time
  49. Satin
    A fabric woven to create a smooth lustrous face and dull back
  50. Satin Finish
    A type of semi-luster or semi-gloss casket finish that is smooth with well defined fine lines or striations
  51. Scattering Garden
    A section in a cemetery set aside for the scattering of the ashes of cremated human remains
  52. Sectional (Concrete Sectional)
    A grave liner consisting of six or eith slabs of unfinished concrete placed around the casket
  53. Selected Hardwood (Salix)
    A casket constructed from many different species of wood; the component parts of a single casket will not cecessarily be constructed fo the same species of wood.
  54. Semi Gloss
    A low luster finish
  55. Semi Tailored
    A combination of a tailored interior with one or more other styles of interior, for effect
  56. Shell
    The component parts of the casket comprised of the cap/lid and the body of the casket
  57. Shirred Interior
    A style of casket interior in which the material is drawn or gathered in a parallel fashion in a multiple needle head sewing process
  58. Single hinge panel
    A casket in which the cap isn in two pieces, the rim/ogee and foot panel is one piece which is hinged to the top body molding and the head panel being the second piece which is hinged to the rim/ogee.
  59. Slant marker
    A cemetery marker that has a face that has an angle greater than 45 degrees but less than 90 degrees in relationship to the terrain
  60. Slip top/ Slip Panel/ Priest Casket
    Casket that displays the deceased from head to foot as the entire cap/lid is removed
  61. Smooth Cloth Covered Finish
    Finish for cloth covered caskets in which the material is free of impressions
  62. Softwood
    Any ligh, easily cut wood; cone bearing or coniferous
  63. Softwood Casket
    A casket made from woods that are light in texture, non-resistant and easily worked
  64. Stainless Steel
    A metal alloy of steel, chromium, and sometimes nickel which is used in casket construction; noted for its ability to resist rust.
  65. Stamped Hardware
    A hardware production method of lesser expense whereby the casket hardware sections are pressed out on a hydraulic press.
  66. State Casket/ Vertical Side Square
    Casket in which the body panels are at 90 degrees angle to the bottom and the corners from 90 degree angles.
  67. Stationary Bar
    A non-movable casket handle with a hinged arm
  68. Steel
    A metal alloy consisting mainly of iron, and carbon; used in caskets it is low in carobn which keeps it soft (mild) and malleable; commercial steel contains carbon in an amount up to 1.7% as an essential alloying constituent.
  69. Stiffeners
    Elongated indentions that are pressed into the casket bottom to help strengthen the casket shell
  70. Sundry Items
    The various miscellaneous items provided or used to complement the services of a funeral director, i.e. register books acknowledgement cards, memorial folders/programs, religious paraphernalia, flag case, etc.
  71. Swing Bar
    A moveable casket handle with a hinged arm
  72. Tailored Interior
    A tightly drawn form of casket interior style
  73. Threaded Fastener
    A screw type fastener
  74. Tip
    The decorative or ornamental part of the casket handle that covers the exposed ends of the bar
  75. Tomb
    General term designating those places suitable for the reception of a dead human body
  76. Top Seal
    A method of closure that utilizes an epoxy compound in conjunction with tongue-in-groove construction at the top edge and the lid of the vault
  77. Total Quality Management
    The efforts of all members of an organization directed to ensure that quality in the production of goods and services is achieved
  78. Transfer Container
    An outer enclosure utilized for the protection of casketed remains during transportation
  79. Transverse Supports
    The part of the casket bottom that is attached to the inside of the body panel to reinforce the casket bottom
  80. Tufted Interior
    A style of casket interior created by placing a padded material between a lining material and a backing material, with subsequent stitches taken, forming small raised puffs; carriage tufting and biscuit tufting are the two most common types used in caskets.
  81. Twill weave
    A textile weave in which threads are crossed over one another to give an appearance of diagonal lines.
  82. Unfinished Wood Box
    An unornamented casket made of wood which does not have a fixed interior lining.
  83. Unit Pricing
    A method of price quotation in which one price includes both service and casket.
  84. Urn
    A container for cremated remains; a vase with foot or pedestal
  85. Urnside
    A casket design in which the body panels display the shape of an urn
  86. Vault
    An outer enclosure which offers protection from the earth load as well as possessing sealing qualitites.
  87. Velvet
    A fabric of silk, cotton, and possible rayon, with a nap.
  88. Vertical Tablet
    A type of cemetery monument in which the die is taller than it is wide
  89. Wood Veneer
    Created by gluing a thin layer of wood of superior value or excellent grain to an inferior wood
  90. Wood Wool/ Excelsior
    Wood that has been shredded into spaghetti like string
  91. Wrought Bronze
    Bronze metal rolled into sheets
  92. Wrought Copper
    Copper Metal Rolled into sheets
  93. Ziegler Case/ Metal Case
    A gasketed container which can be used as an insert into a casket or as a separate shipping container.
  94. Zinc
    A bluish-white, rustless, metallic element.
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