I. noun see mortise I II. transitive verb see mortise II

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • mortice — [môrt′is] n., vt. morticed, morticing alt. sp. of MORTISE …   English World dictionary

  • mortice — /ˈmɔtəs / (say mawtuhs) noun 1. a rectangular cavity of considerable depth in one piece of wood, etc., for receiving a corresponding projection (tenon) on another piece, so as to form a joint (mortice and tenon joint ). 2. Printing the portion… …   Australian English dictionary

  • mortice — var. of MORTISE. * * * mortice see mortise …   Useful english dictionary

  • mortice — /mawr tis/, n., v.t., morticed, morticing. mortise. * * * …   Universalium

  • Mortice — см. Mortise …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • mortice — mor|tice [ mɔrtıs ] another spelling of mortise …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • mortice — n. mortise, recess or groove in a piece of wood or another material that fits together with a corresponding projecting piece of material; connection, joint v. join by a tenon and mortise …   English contemporary dictionary

  • mortice — noun & verb variant spelling of mortise …   English new terms dictionary

  • Mortice — 1) Socket in timber into which another piece of wood or tenon is jointed. (Kenyon, John R. Medieval Fortifications, 211) 2) Cavity cut in the end of a timber to receive the tenon. (Wood, Margaret. The English Medieval House, 413) …   Medieval glossary

  • mortice — UK [ˈmɔː(r)tɪs] / US [ˈmɔrtɪs] mortise …   English dictionary

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