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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.

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FARDAGE

A wood placed in bottom of ship to keep cargo dry

JIC

Joint Industry Conference.

BIMETALLIC COUPLE

A joint or union of two dissimilar metals.

BRIGHTWORK

An exposed varnished wood or polished metal on a boat.

RABBET

A groove cut in wood to form part of a joint.

RABBET

A groove cut in wood to form part of a joint.

LEEBOARD

Wood or metal planes attached to hull to prevent leeway

RIGGING CHOCK

A thick block of wood fixed outside the rails to take the chain plates for the shrouds

PALLET

A flat tray, generally made of wood but occasionally of steel, on which goods particularly those in boxes, cartons or bags, can be stacked. Its purpose is to facilitate the movement of such goods, mainly by the use of forklift trucks.

NEO-BULK CARGO

Uniformly packaged goods, such as wood pulp bales, which stow as solidly as bulk, but are handled as general cargoes.
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