HyperDic: mortise

English > 3 senses of the word mortise:
NOUNartifactmortise, morticea square hole made to receive a tenon and so to form a joint
VERBcontactmortise, morticecut a hole for a tenon in
contactmortise, morticejoin by a tenon and mortise
English > mortise: 3 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA square hole made to receive a tenon and so to form a joint.
Synonymmortice
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
Verbsmortisejoin by a tenon and mortise
mortisecut a hole for a tenon in
English > mortise: 3 senses > verb 1, contact
Meaningcut a hole for a tenon in.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymmortice
Broadercutseparate with or as if with an instrument
Nounsmortisea square hole made to receive a tenon and so to form a joint
English > mortise: 3 senses > verb 2, contact
Meaningjoin by a tenon and mortise.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymmortice
BroaderjoinCause to become joined / joined or linked
Spanishcerrar con pestillo, machihembrar
Nounsmortisea square hole made to receive a tenon and so to form a joint

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