half-lap

noun another term for lap joint.

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  • half lap — noun : end lap …   Useful english dictionary

  • half-lap joint — /haf lap , hahf / a joint between two timbers halved together so that a flush surface results. * * * …   Universalium

  • half-lap joint — /haf lap , hahf / a joint between two timbers halved together so that a flush surface results …   Useful english dictionary

  • Lap joint — In woodworking or metal fitting, a lap joint is a technique for joining two pieces of material by overlapping them. A lap may be a full lap or half lap. In a full lap, no material is removed from either of the members to be joined, resulting in a …   Wikipedia

  • lap — 1. n. 1 a the front of the body from the waist to the knees of a sitting person (sat on her lap; caught it in his lap). b the clothing, esp. a skirt, covering the lap. c the front of a skirt held up to catch or contain something. 2 a hollow among …   Useful english dictionary

  • half — n., adj., & adv. n. (pl. halves) 1 either of two equal or corresponding parts or groups into which a thing is or might be divided. 2 colloq. = half back. 3 colloq. half a pint, esp. of beer etc. 4 either of two equal periods of play in sports. 5… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Lap — (l[a^]p), n. [OE. lappe, AS. l[ae]ppa; akin to D. lap patch, piece, G. lappen, OHG. lappa, Dan. lap, Sw. lapp.] 1. The loose part of a coat; the lower part of a garment that plays loosely; a skirt; an apron. Chaucer. [1913 Webster] 2. An edge; a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Lap joint — Lap Lap (l[a^]p), n. [OE. lappe, AS. l[ae]ppa; akin to D. lap patch, piece, G. lappen, OHG. lappa, Dan. lap, Sw. lapp.] 1. The loose part of a coat; the lower part of a garment that plays loosely; a skirt; an apron. Chaucer. [1913 Webster] 2. An… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Lap weld — Lap Lap (l[a^]p), n. [OE. lappe, AS. l[ae]ppa; akin to D. lap patch, piece, G. lappen, OHG. lappa, Dan. lap, Sw. lapp.] 1. The loose part of a coat; the lower part of a garment that plays loosely; a skirt; an apron. Chaucer. [1913 Webster] 2. An… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • lap|i|des|cent — «LAP uh DEHS uhnt», adjective. resembling a stone, especially a stone monument; stonelike: »He is curiously apart, a lapidescent presence, half man, half monument, adored but unapproachable (Tony Tanner). ╂[< Latin lapidēscens, entis, present… …   Useful english dictionary

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