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According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA), approximately 80 million households in the United States have a dishwasher.However, many of us don’t know how a dishwasher works. There many types of sizes of dishwashers on the market from built-in to portable dishwasher type – but most have a similar mechanism.

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The stove is one of the most common pieces of equipment in every kitchen. Most people would prepare hundreds of meals on the kitchen stove without ever needing to learn its fundamental parts. However, not only can knowing the parts of your stove help you use it better, but it can also make repairs faster when the stove breaks down. From gas stoves to electric, most kitchen stoves have the same fundamental parts. If you want to get more familiar with your stove, here’s what all the parts are called.

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If you’re interested in learning how to use a sewing machine, you should familiarize yourself with the parts so that you aren’t overwhelmed when facing this convenient electrical machine. Understanding which part is which and what its function is will make you a much more proficient seamstress. This useful guide covers all of the most important parts of a sewing machine.

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Understanding the parts of a bathtub is a good practice for every homeowner, especially in the event of something going wrong. There are many parts to a bathtub that allows it to function correctly. 

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The kitchen faucet in the majority of homes is the most regularly used of all the kitchen appliances. Here we break down the many parts of a kitchen faucet and its functions to equip you with a good understanding of this essential appliance.

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Clamps are useful tools that can secure one object to another to keep it in place. They are ideal for holding an item still while you work on it or for pressing a piece of work tightly together while the glue sets. There are a variety of different types of clamp available to suit different tasks, but for the most part, they all contain similar elements. Here we will discuss the parts of a clamp and what role each piece plays in the function of the clamp.

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Most homes have a microwave in their kitchen, which is used for defrosting or cooking food on a regular basis; however, the inner workings of this common appliance remain a mystery to most people. To learn about how a microwave works, we need to understand the main components and how each of those parts works and relates to other components.

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There are several key parts that make up a shovel, and the design of each piece will vary depending on what the shovel is intended for. From shoveling snow, digging up plants, or creating post holes, shovels are used for a range of outdoor tasks and are an essential tool to have for the garden.

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An outdoor faucet can also go by the name of spigot, or hose-bib because it is the spot where you would fix an outdoor hose. Most people are not concerned by the parts of an outdoor faucet until they are faced with a leak, and then it is essential to understand the inner workings of the faucet in order to diagnose the source of the leak and fix the problem. Here, we detail all of the parts of an outdoor faucet and how they work.

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Learning about the equipment used in archery is essential to being successful in this sport, whether you are involved in recreational hunting purposes or competing as an athlete. There are several types of bows that are used in archery, and here we discuss all of the parts of a bow found on a traditional bow and arrow as well as on a modern compound bow.

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Temples are among the earliest structures known or erected by men. The word temple comes from the Latin word ‘templum,’ which means a sacred space. The etymology of the word can give anyone an idea of what a temple is, and that is for religious or spiritual activities, including praying and making sacrifices. In this article, you will know more about the parts of some types of temples.

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This article details the different parts of a glove that can be found on gloves with separate sheaths for each finger. You also find a custom diagram of glove parts.