Mortise

A slot or rectangular cavity cut into a piece of wood to receive another part.
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Mortise

A slot cut into a board, plank, or timber, usually edgewise, to receive tenon of another board, plank, or timber to form a joint.
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Mortise

• (v. t.) To cut or make a mortisein. • (v. t.) To join or fasten by a tenon and mortise; as, to mortise a beam into a post, or a joist into a girder. • (n.) A cavity cut into a piece of timber, or other material, to receive something (as the end of another piece) made to fit it, and called a tenon.
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Mortise

- A slot cut into a board, plank, or timber, usually edgewise, to receive the tenon (or tongue) of another board, plank, or timber to form a joint.
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mortise

mortice noun a square hole made to receive a tenon and so to form a joint
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Mortise

Mor'tise noun [ French mortaise ; confer Spanish mortaja , Arabic murtazz fixed, or W. mortais , Ir. mortis , moirtis , Gael. moirteis .] A cavity cut into a piece of timber, or other material, to receive something (as the end of another piece) made to...
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Mortise

Mor'tise transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Mortised ; present participle & verbal noun Mortising .] 1. To cut or make a mortise in. 2. To join or fasten by a tenon and mortise; as, to mortise a beam in...
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mortise

A cavity cut into a piece of timber, or other material, to receive something (as the end of another piece) made to fit it, and called a tenon. Mortise and tenon, made with a mortise and tenon; joined or united by means of a mortise and tenon; used adjectively. Mortise joint, a joint made by a mortise and tenon. Mortise lock. See Lock. Mortise wheel...
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Mortise

A slot cut into a board, plank, or timber, usually edgewise, to receive the tenon (or tongue) of ano
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mortise

hole or recess made in wood to receive a tenon
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mortise

Type: Term Pronunciation: mōr′tēs Definitions: 1. The seating for the talus formed by the union of the distal fibula and the tibia at the ankle joint.
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mortise

[n] - a square hole made to receive a tenon and so to form a joint 2. [v] - cut a mortise in
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