A joint in which two wood members cross each other; half the thickness of each is removed so that at the joint the thickness is the same as that of the individual impedance becomes appreciable compared with driver impedance.

Related Terms

PIN JOINT

A joint made with a pin hinge which has a removable pin. pinnate joint See feather joint.

PARTY WALL

A wall providing joint service between two buildings.

MATHESON JOINT

[DESENG] A wrought-pipe joint made by enlarging the end of one pipe length to receive the male end of the next length.

MARMON CLAMPBAND

A metal band that wraps around the circumference of a special cylindrical joint between two structures, holding the structures together.

LOCK JOINT

A joint made by interlocking the joined elements, with or without other fastening.

LEAD JOINT

A pipe joint made by caulking with lead wool or molten lead.

LAP JOINT

A simple joint between two members made by overlapping the ends and fastening them together with bolts, rivets, or welding.

KNUCKLE JOINT PRESS

A short-stroke press in which the slide is actuated by a crank attached to a knuckle joint hinge.

KEY JOINT

A mortar joint with a concave pointing.

JOINT SPACE

The space defined by a vector whose components are the translational and angular displacements of each joint of a robotic link.

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