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tenon

ten·on

 (tĕn′ən)
n.
A projection on the end of a piece of wood shaped for insertion into a mortise to make a joint.
tr.v. ten·oned, ten·on·ing, ten·ons
1. To provide with a tenon.
2. To join with a tenon.

[Middle English, from Old French, from tenir, to hold, from Latin tenēre; see ten- in Indo-European roots.]

tenon

(ˈtɛnən)
n
(Building) the projecting end of a piece of wood formed to fit into a corresponding mortise in another piece
vb (tr)
1. (Building) to form a tenon on (a piece of wood)
2. (Building) to join with a tenon and mortise
[C15: from Old French, from tenir to hold, from Latin tenēre]
ˈtenoner n

ten•on

(ˈtɛn ən)

n.
1. a projection formed on the end of a timber or the like for insertion into a mortise of the same dimensions.
v.t.
2. to provide with a tenon.
3. to join by or as if by a tenon.
4. to join securely.
[1400–50; Middle English < Middle French, <ten(ir) to hold]

tenon


Past participle: tenoned
Gerund: tenoning

Imperative
tenon
tenon
Present
I tenon
you tenon
he/she/it tenons
we tenon
you tenon
they tenon
Preterite
I tenoned
you tenoned
he/she/it tenoned
we tenoned
you tenoned
they tenoned
Present Continuous
I am tenoning
you are tenoning
he/she/it is tenoning
we are tenoning
you are tenoning
they are tenoning
Present Perfect
I have tenoned
you have tenoned
he/she/it has tenoned
we have tenoned
you have tenoned
they have tenoned
Past Continuous
I was tenoning
you were tenoning
he/she/it was tenoning
we were tenoning
you were tenoning
they were tenoning
Past Perfect
I had tenoned
you had tenoned
he/she/it had tenoned
we had tenoned
you had tenoned
they had tenoned
Future
I will tenon
you will tenon
he/she/it will tenon
we will tenon
you will tenon
they will tenon
Future Perfect
I will have tenoned
you will have tenoned
he/she/it will have tenoned
we will have tenoned
you will have tenoned
they will have tenoned
Future Continuous
I will be tenoning
you will be tenoning
he/she/it will be tenoning
we will be tenoning
you will be tenoning
they will be tenoning
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been tenoning
you have been tenoning
he/she/it has been tenoning
we have been tenoning
you have been tenoning
they have been tenoning
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been tenoning
you will have been tenoning
he/she/it will have been tenoning
we will have been tenoning
you will have been tenoning
they will have been tenoning
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been tenoning
you had been tenoning
he/she/it had been tenoning
we had been tenoning
you had been tenoning
they had been tenoning
Conditional
I would tenon
you would tenon
he/she/it would tenon
we would tenon
you would tenon
they would tenon
Past Conditional
I would have tenoned
you would have tenoned
he/she/it would have tenoned
we would have tenoned
you would have tenoned
they would have tenoned
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tenon - a projection at the end of a piece of wood that is shaped to fit into a mortise and form a mortise jointtenon - a projection at the end of a piece of wood that is shaped to fit into a mortise and form a mortise joint
mortise-and-tenon joint, mortise joint - a joint made by inserting tenon on one piece into mortise holes in the other
projection - any structure that branches out from a central support
Translations

tenon

[ˈtenən] Nespaldón m

tenon

nZapfen m; tenon jointZapfenverbindung f