Rabbet plane
Rabbet Rab"bet, n. [See {Rabbet}, v., and cf. {Rebate}, n.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Carp.) A longitudinal channel, groove, or recess cut out of the edge or face of any body; especially, one intended to receive another member, so as to break or cover the joint, or more easily to hold the members in place; thus, the groove cut for a panel, for a pane of glass, or for a door, is a rabbet, or rebate. [1913 Webster]

2. Same as Rabbet joint, below. [1913 Webster]

{Rabbet joint} (Carp.), a joint formed by fitting together rabbeted boards or timbers; -- called also {rabbet}.

{Rabbet plane}, a joiner's plane for cutting a rabbet. --Moxon. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • rabbet plane — noun a woodworking plane designed to cut rabbets • Syn: ↑openside plane • Hypernyms: ↑plane, ↑carpenter s plane, ↑woodworking plane • Hyponyms: ↑dado plane …   Useful english dictionary

  • rabbet plane — Carpentry. a plane for cutting rabbets or the like, having a blade set to one side at right angles or diagonally to the direction of motion. [1670 80] * * * …   Universalium

  • rabbet plane — noun A rebate plane …   Wiktionary

  • Rabbet — Rab bet, n. [See {Rabbet}, v., and cf. {Rebate}, n.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Carp.) A longitudinal channel, groove, or recess cut out of the edge or face of any body; especially, one intended to receive another member, so as to break or cover the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • rabbet — Rab bet, n. [See {Rabbet}, v., and cf. {Rebate}, n.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Carp.) A longitudinal channel, groove, or recess cut out of the edge or face of any body; especially, one intended to receive another member, so as to break or cover the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Rabbet joint — Rabbet Rab bet, n. [See {Rabbet}, v., and cf. {Rebate}, n.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Carp.) A longitudinal channel, groove, or recess cut out of the edge or face of any body; especially, one intended to receive another member, so as to break or cover… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Plane (tool) — A plane is a tool for shaping wood. Planes are used to flatten, reduce the thickness of, and impart a smooth surface to a rough piece of lumber. Special types of planes are designed to cut joints or decorative mouldings.Hand planes are generally… …   Wikipedia

  • rabbet — n. & v. n. a step shaped channel etc. cut along the edge or face or projecting angle of a length of wood etc., usu. to receive the edge or tongue of another piece. v.tr. (rabbeted, rabbeting) 1 join or fix with a rabbet. 2 make a rabbet in.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • plane — Synonyms and related words: aeroplane, aircraft, airliner, airplane, alabaster, amount, aspire, avion, beading plane, become airborne, bench plane, billiard table, block plane, bowling alley, bowling green, caliber, capping plane, claw skyward,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • rabbet —    A groove along the window edge on the back of a frame. It allows for the greater protection and shallower or deeper placement of glass, mat, picture, etc. It might be produced with such tools as a rabbet plane or a router …   Glossary of Art Terms

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