mortice


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mor·tice

 (môr′tĭs)
n. & v.
Variant of mortise.

mor•tise

(ˈmɔr tɪs)

n., v. -tised, -tis•ing. n.
1. a notch, hole, or slot made in a piece of wood or the like to receive a tenon of the same dimensions.
2. a deep recess cut into wood for other purposes, as for receiving a mortise lock.
v.t.
3. to join securely, esp. with a mortise and tenon.
4. to cut or form a mortise in.
[1350–1400; Middle English morteys,mortaise < Anglo-French mortais(e), Old French mortoise, of obscure orig.]

mortice


Past participle: morticed
Gerund: morticing

Imperative
mortice
mortice
Present
I mortice
you mortice
he/she/it mortices
we mortice
you mortice
they mortice
Preterite
I morticed
you morticed
he/she/it morticed
we morticed
you morticed
they morticed
Present Continuous
I am morticing
you are morticing
he/she/it is morticing
we are morticing
you are morticing
they are morticing
Present Perfect
I have morticed
you have morticed
he/she/it has morticed
we have morticed
you have morticed
they have morticed
Past Continuous
I was morticing
you were morticing
he/she/it was morticing
we were morticing
you were morticing
they were morticing
Past Perfect
I had morticed
you had morticed
he/she/it had morticed
we had morticed
you had morticed
they had morticed
Future
I will mortice
you will mortice
he/she/it will mortice
we will mortice
you will mortice
they will mortice
Future Perfect
I will have morticed
you will have morticed
he/she/it will have morticed
we will have morticed
you will have morticed
they will have morticed
Future Continuous
I will be morticing
you will be morticing
he/she/it will be morticing
we will be morticing
you will be morticing
they will be morticing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been morticing
you have been morticing
he/she/it has been morticing
we have been morticing
you have been morticing
they have been morticing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been morticing
you will have been morticing
he/she/it will have been morticing
we will have been morticing
you will have been morticing
they will have been morticing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been morticing
you had been morticing
he/she/it had been morticing
we had been morticing
you had been morticing
they had been morticing
Conditional
I would mortice
you would mortice
he/she/it would mortice
we would mortice
you would mortice
they would mortice
Past Conditional
I would have morticed
you would have morticed
he/she/it would have morticed
we would have morticed
you would have morticed
they would have morticed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.mortice - a square hole made to receive a tenon and so to form a joint
hole - an opening deliberately made in or through something
mortise-and-tenon joint, mortise joint - a joint made by inserting tenon on one piece into mortise holes in the other
Verb1.mortice - cut a hole for a tenon in
cut - separate with or as if with an instrument; "Cut the rope"
2.mortice - join by a tenon and mortise
bring together, join - cause to become joined or linked; "join these two parts so that they fit together"
Translations
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