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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.]
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
(Building) the projecting end of a piece of wood formed to fit into a corresponding mortise in another piece
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]
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
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]
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Past participle: tenoned
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|Noun||1.||tenon - 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
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tenon[ˈtenən] N → espaldón m
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
n → Zapfen m; tenon joint → Zapfenverbindung f
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