lap joint

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lap joint

lap joint

n.
A joint, as between two boards or metal parts, in which the ends or edges are overlapped and fastened together, usually so as to produce a flush or continuous surface.

lap joint

n
(Building) a joint made by placing one member over another and fastening them together. Also called: lapped joint
ˈlap-ˌjointed adj

lap′ joint`


n.
a joint, as between two pieces of metal or timber, in which the pieces overlap, often flush.
[1815–25]
lap′-joint`ed, adj.
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Noun1.lap joint - joint made by overlapping two ends and joining them togetherlap joint - joint made by overlapping two ends and joining them together
joint - junction by which parts or objects are joined together
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