HyperDic: mortice

English > 3 senses of the word mortice:
NOUNartifactmortice, mortisea square hole made to receive a tenon and so to form a joint
VERBcontactmortice, mortisecut a hole for a tenon in
contactmortice, mortisejoin by a tenon and mortise
English > mortice: 3 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA square hole made to receive a tenon and so to form a joint.
Synonymmortise
Part ofmortise joint, mortise-and-tenon jointA joint made by inserting tenon on one piece into mortise holes in the other
BroaderholeAn opening deliberately made in or through something
Spanishmortaja, muesca
Catalanencaix, mortasa, osca
Verbsmorticejoin by a tenon and mortise
morticecut a hole for a tenon in
English > mortice: 3 senses > verb 1, contact
Meaningcut a hole for a tenon in.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymmortise
Broadercutseparate with or as if with an instrument
Nounsmorticea square hole made to receive a tenon and so to form a joint
English > mortice: 3 senses > verb 2, contact
Meaningjoin by a tenon and mortise.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymmortise
BroaderjoinCause to become joined / joined or linked
Spanishcerrar con pestillo, machihembrar
Nounsmorticea square hole made to receive a tenon and so to form a joint

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