lap-jointed
adjective see lap joint

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Lap-jointed — Lap joint ed, a. Having a lap joint, or lap joints, as many kinds of woodwork and metal work. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • lap-jointed — adjective jointed so as to produce a flush surface • Similar to: ↑even * * * lapˈ jointˈed adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑lap …   Useful english dictionary

  • jointed — jointed; un·jointed; lap·jointed; …   English syllables

  • lap joint — lap jointed, adj. 1. Also called plain lap. a joint, as between two pieces of metal or timber, in which the pieces overlap without any change in form. 2. any of various joints between two members, as timbers, in which an end or section of one is… …   Universalium

  • lap — bur·lap·per; ca·lap·pa; col·lap·sion; den·dro·co·lap·tid; den·dro·co·lap·ti·dae; di·lap·i·date; di·lap·i·da·tion; di·lap·i·da·tor; in·fra·lap·sar·i·an·ism; in·ter·lap; lae·lap·ti·dae; lap·a·ge·ria; lap·an; lap·a·rot·o·my; lap; lap·ey·rou·sia;… …   English syllables

  • lap-straked — Lapstreak Lap streak , Lapstrake Lap strake , lap streaked lap streaked, lap straked lap strakeda. Made with boards whose edges lap one over another; clinker built; said of boats. Contrasted with {carvel built}. Syn: lap jointed, overlapping.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • lap-streaked — Lapstreak Lap streak , Lapstrake Lap strake , lap streaked lap streaked, lap straked lap strakeda. Made with boards whose edges lap one over another; clinker built; said of boats. Contrasted with {carvel built}. Syn: lap jointed, overlapping.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • lap joint — noun joint made by overlapping two ends and joining them together • Syn: ↑splice • Derivationally related forms: ↑splice (for: ↑splice) • Hypernyms: ↑joint * * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • lap joint — noun Date: 1823 a joint made by overlapping two ends or edges and fastening them together • lap jointed adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • lapjointed — lap·jointed …   English syllables

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