lap joint

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lap joint

[′lap ‚jȯint]
(engineering)
A simple joint between two members made by overlapping the ends and fastening them together with bolts, rivets, or welding.

lap joint

A joint in which one member overlaps the edge of another and is connected. See also: Joint

lap joint

lap joint, 2
1. A joint in which one board, plank, metal plate, etc., overlaps the edge of another piece; the overlapping part of each member is cut away to half thickness, resulting in flush surfaces.
2. A joint formed by placing one piece partly over another and uniting the overlapped portions.
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After two and a half laps of ascent and descent the leading players will be hurtling downhill for the final time, but ahead lies two uphill fences and a short run-in.
Awang was on the Scot's tail but, with one and a half laps to go, Hoy accelerated away from his rivals.
2 mile course which consists of seven and a half laps run in a figure of eight around a three and a half mile circuit The harsh inclines en route are said to be a gruelling test of stamina but the spectacular vista of blue skies, breath-taking landscapes and silver sanded beaches sloping into crystal clear water, make it an idyllic setting for such a demanding pursuit, providing an entirely unique experience.
Tullett's emphatic metric mile win came after being involved in a barging match for the last four of the seven and a half laps race with runner-up Yulia Kosenkova.
On fresh tyres it took him only one and a half laps to clear Vettel, from which point he stormed on to victory, with the race reaching its two-hour limit after 60 of the planned 61 laps.
People of all ages and abilities are invited to run, walk or jog the 5km course, which is the equivalent of 12 and a half laps of the Olympic Stadium.
But after a crash and a safety car appearance Vettel again eased away, but just for one and a half laps as he ground to a halt, enduring only a second retirement in his last 29 races.
I wanted to give myself the best chance and, for three and a half laps, everything looked good.
30pm (maybe later if a division occurs), but a sponsored gallop over one and a half laps of the track will provide some non-betting, post-racing fun.
The performance of the afternoon was by David Forrester (St Helens-Sutton) who lapped all bar one of the opposition over seven and a half laps to collect the Athlete of the Match award.
1 Yaterine Rozeberg led the charge past her with one and a half laps to go.
Tullett's emphatic metric- mile win came after being involved in a barging match for the last four of the seven and a half laps race with runner-up Yulia Kosenkova.