rabbet joint
noun Date: circa 1828 a joint formed by fitting together rabbeted boards or timbers

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • 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

  • rabbet joint — noun a joint formed by fitting together two rabbeted boards • Hypernyms: ↑joint * * * noun Etymology: rabbet (I) : a joint formed by fitting together rabbeted boards or timbers see miter joint illustration * * * Carpentry. a joint between… …   Useful english dictionary

  • rabbet-joint — rabbˈet joint noun • • • Main Entry: ↑rabbet …   Useful english dictionary

  • rabbet joint — noun See definition at rabbet …   Wiktionary

  • rabbet joint — Carpentry. a joint between rabbeted parts. [1820 30] * * * …   Universalium

  • 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 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 Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • rabbet — [rab′it] n. [ME rabet < OFr rabat, rabbat, a beating down < rabattre: see REBATE1] a groove or recess cut in the edge of a board, plank, etc. in such a way that another piece may be fitted into it to form a joint (rabbet joint) vt. 1. to… …   English World dictionary

  • Rabbet — Rab bet (r[a^]b b[e^]t), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Rabbeted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Rabbeting}.] [F. raboter to plane, plane down,rabot a plane; pref. re re + OF. abouter, aboter. See {Abut}, and cf. {Rebut}.] 1. To cut a rabbet in; to furnish with a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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