HyperDic: mortise_joint

English > 2 senses of the expression mortise joint:
NOUNbodymortise joint, ankle, ankle joint, articulatio talocruralisa gliding joint between the distal ends of the tibia and fibula and the proximal end of the talus
artifactmortise joint, mortise-and-tenon jointa joint made by inserting tenon on one piece into mortise holes in the other
English > mortise joint: 2 senses > noun 1, body
MeaningA gliding joint between the distal ends of the tibia and fibula and the proximal end of the talus.
Synonymsankle, ankle joint, articulatio talocruralis
Part oflegA human limb
Partsanklebone, astragal, astragalus, talusThe bone in the ankle that articulates with the leg bones to form the ankle joint
Broadergliding joint, articulatio planaA freely moving joint in which the articulations allow only gliding motions / motions
Spanisharticulatio talocruralis, tobillo
Catalanarticulatio talocruralis, turmell
English > mortise joint: 2 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningA joint made by inserting tenon on one piece into mortise holes in the other.
Synonymmortise-and-tenon 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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