R201.1 Scope. Unless stated otherwise, the following words and terms in this code shall have the meanings indicated in this chapter.
R201.2 Interchangeability. Words used in the present tense include the future; words in the masculine gender include the feminine and neuter; the singular number includes the plural and the plural includes the singular.
R201.3 Terms defined in other codes. Terms that are not defined in this code but are defined in the International Building Code, International Fire Code, International Fuel Gas Code, International Mechanical Code, Uniform Plumbing Code or the International Residential Code shall have the meanings ascribed to them in those codes.
R201.4 Terms not defined. Terms not defined by this chapter shall have ordinarily accepted meanings such as the context implies.