A joint or union of two dissimilar metals.


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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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