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DOVETAIL JOINT

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does dovetail joint mean? 

DOVETAIL JOINT (noun)
  The noun DOVETAIL JOINT has 1 sense:

1. a mortise joint formed by interlocking tenons and mortises

  Familiarity information: DOVETAIL JOINT used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


DOVETAIL JOINT (noun)


Sense 1dovetail joint [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A mortise joint formed by interlocking tenons and mortises

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Synonyms:

dovetail; dovetail joint

Hypernyms ("dovetail joint" is a kind of...):

mortise joint; mortise-and-tenon joint (a joint made by inserting tenon on one piece into mortise holes in the other)


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