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slip joint[′slip ‚jȯint]
Contraction joint between two adjoining wall sections, or at the horizontal bearing of beams, slabs, or precast units, consisting of a vertical tongue fitted into a groove which allows independent movement of the two sections.
A telescoping joint between two parts.
A method of laying-up plastic veneers in flexible-bag molding, wherein edges are beveled and allowed to overlap part or all of the scarfed area.
A mechanical union that allows limited endwise movement of two solid items for example, pipe, rod, or duct with relation to each other.
In brickwork, a type of joint made where a new wall is joined to an old wall by cutting a channel or groove in the old wall to receive the brick of the new wall. This method of joining the two walls forms a kind of telescopic, nonleaking joint.
1. A vertical joint between an old masonry wall and a new one; a slot is cut in the old wall into which brick from the new one is fitted.
2. In plumbing, a connecting joint in which one pipe slips within another, a seal being effected by caulking, a gasket, or packing.