fish joint
1) a joint formed by fitting a wedge into a v-slot or a w-slot
2) a joint where two abutting units are held together by a fish plate, q.v

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

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  • Fish joint — Fish Fish, n.; pl. {Fishes} (f[i^]sh [e^]z), or collectively, {Fish}. [OE. fisch, fisc, fis, AS. fisc; akin to D. visch, OS. & OHG. fisk, G. fisch, Icel. fiskr, Sw. & Dan. fisk, Goth. fisks, L. piscis, Ir. iasg. Cf. {Piscatorial}. In some cases,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Fish joint — Joint Joint (joint), n. [F. joint, fr. joindre, p. p. joint. See {Join}.] [1913 Webster] 1. The place or part where two things or parts are joined or united; the union of two or more smooth or even surfaces admitting of a close fitting or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fish joint — n. a joint between two timbers, railroad rails, etc. that meet end to end and are fastened together by a fishplate or fishplates: also fished joint * * * …   Universalium

  • fish joint — n. a joint between two timbers, railroad rails, etc. that meet end to end and are fastened together by a fishplate or fishplates: also fished joint …   English World dictionary

  • fish joint — noun a butt joint formed by bolting fish plates to the sides of two rails or beams • Hypernyms: ↑butt joint, ↑butt * * * noun 1. : a joint for forming separate limbs into a bow or bowstave by fitting a wedge end into a V slot or a double wedge… …   Useful english dictionary

  • fish-joint — ˈ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ transitive verb : to fasten with a fish joint * * * fishˈ joint noun A place where things are joined by fishplates • • • Main Entry: ↑fish …   Useful english dictionary

  • fish-joint — 1) a joint formed by fitting a wedge into a v slot or a w slot 2) a joint where two abutting units are held together by a fish plate, q.v …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • Fish — Fish, n.; pl. {Fishes} (f[i^]sh [e^]z), or collectively, {Fish}. [OE. fisch, fisc, fis, AS. fisc; akin to D. visch, OS. & OHG. fisk, G. fisch, Icel. fiskr, Sw. & Dan. fisk, Goth. fisks, L. piscis, Ir. iasg. Cf. {Piscatorial}. In some cases, such… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Fish — Fish, n.; pl. {Fishes} (f[i^]sh [e^]z), or collectively, {Fish}. [OE. fisch, fisc, fis, AS. fisc; akin to D. visch, OS. & OHG. fisk, G. fisch, Icel. fiskr, Sw. & Dan. fisk, Goth. fisks, L. piscis, Ir. iasg. Cf. {Piscatorial}. In some cases, such… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Fish ball — Fish Fish, n.; pl. {Fishes} (f[i^]sh [e^]z), or collectively, {Fish}. [OE. fisch, fisc, fis, AS. fisc; akin to D. visch, OS. & OHG. fisk, G. fisch, Icel. fiskr, Sw. & Dan. fisk, Goth. fisks, L. piscis, Ir. iasg. Cf. {Piscatorial}. In some cases,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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