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A strap that overlaps the butt between two plates, serving as a connecting strength strap between the butted ends of the plating

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CARVEL BUILT

A method of constructing wooden hulls by fixing planks to a frame so that the planks butt up against each other.

BUTT

The end joint between two plates or other members which meet end to end

SHELL EXPANSION

A plan showing the seams and butts, thickness and associated welding or riveting of all plates comprising the shell plating, framing, etc.

BAT BOLT

A bolt whose butt or tang is bashed or jagged.

DOUBLE-RIVET

To rivet a lap joint with two rows of rivets or a butt joint with four rows.

EXPOSURE

The distance from the butt of one shingle to the butt of the shingle above it, or the amount of a shingle that is seen.

ADSORPTION

Adhesion of the molecules of gases, liquids, or dissolved substances to a solid surface, resulting in relatively high concentration of the molecules at the place of contact; e.g. the plating out of an anti-wear additive on metal surfaces.

CANT BEAM

Beams supporting the deck plating in the overhanging portion of the stern.

MOLDED BEAM

The maximum breadth of a hull measured between the inboard surfaces of the side shell plating of flush-plated ships

BULWARK

Fore-and-aft vertical plating immediately above the upper edge of the sheer strake
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