HyperDic: mortise-and-tenon_joint

English > 1 sense of the expression mortise-and-tenon joint:
NOUNartifactmortise-and-tenon joint, mortise jointa joint made by inserting tenon on one piece into mortise holes in the other
English > mortise-and-tenon joint: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA joint made by inserting tenon on one piece into mortise holes in the other.
Synonymmortise joint
Partsmortise, morticeA square hole made to receive a tenon and so to form a joint
tenonA projection at the end of a piece of wood that is shaped to fit into a mortise and form a mortise joint
Narrowerdovetail, dovetail jointA mortise joint formed by interlocking tenons and mortises
tongue and groove jointA mortise joint made by fitting a projection on the edge of one board into a matching groove on another board
Broaderjointjunction by which parts or objects are joined together
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