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Mortise-and-Tenon Joint

Definition of the noun mortise-and-tenon joint

What does mortise-and-tenon joint mean as a name of something?


  1. a joint made by inserting tenon on one piece into mortise holes in the other
    • lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
    • synonym of mortise-and-tenon joint: mortise joint
    • more generic word: joint = junction by which parts or objects are joined together
    • more specific terms:
    • parts:
      • mortice / mortise = a square hole made to receive a tenon and so to form a joint
      • tenon = a projection at the end of a piece of wood that is shaped to fit into a mortise and form a mortise joint

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Google previewWoodworking (2013)

by Nancy MacDonald

The mortise-and-tenon joint is the essential frame joint, but other joints can be effective as Key Terms blind mortise and tenon bridle joint cope-and-stick joint face frames frame butt joint frame joints groove-and-stub tenon joint half-lap joint ...

Google previewIllustrated Dictionary for Building Construction (1993)

by John E. Traister

mortise: A space hollowed out, as in a piece of wood, to receive a tenon; mortise-and-tenon joint. mortise chisel: A narrow face, heavy-bodied chisel used in cutting mortises. mortising machine: A machine for cutting mortises in wood.

Google previewEncyclopaedia of Architecture and Technological Change (2016)

by Pedro Guedes

For vertical timbers, subject only to longitudinal compression, some form of mortise-and-tenon joint would suffice, though sometimes these were quite elaborate. Thus the top of one unit might be castellated, engaging with a corresponding ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Construction, Surveying, and Civil Engineering (2012)

by Christopher Gorse, David Johnston, Martin Pritchard, Martin Pritchard (BEng (Hons), PhD.)

bridle joint A mortise-and-tenon joint where the mortise and the tenon are the full width of the pieces of timber that are being joined. Also known as a slot mortise- and-tenon. brine A water-based liquid saturated with salt (N aCl) used for ...

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Video shows what mortise-and-tenon joint means. A joint made by inserting a projecting tenon into a mortised slot.. Mortise-and-tenon joint Meaning. How to ...

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