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A joint formed by two abutting surfaces placed squarely together.
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(General Engineering) a joint between two plates, planks, bars, sections, etc, when the components are butted together and do not overlap or interlock. The joint may be strapped with jointing plates laid across it or welded (butt weld). Sometimes shortened to: butt
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a joint formed by two pieces of wood or metal united end to end without overlapping.
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|Noun||1.||butt joint - a joint made by fastening ends together without overlapping|
fish joint - a butt joint formed by bolting fish plates to the sides of two rails or beams
joint - junction by which parts or objects are joined together
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