- A method entailing stepping back successive courses of masonry in an unfinished wall.
- The movement of structural elements out of level or plumb by forces such as stress, wind, or material shrinkage or expansion.
- The installation of roof shingles in a straight line across the roof instead of on the diagonal. This method is quick, but is not often used because it can produce shingles incorrectly nailed and color variations.
- the process of transferring wine from one cask or barrel to another to separate it from its lees