dovetailing


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dovetailing

[′dəv‚tāl·iŋ]
(metallurgy)
In thermal spraying, roughening the surface by angular cutting prior to the deposit of sprayed material.
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But, having so clearly seen and emphasized the positive state of affairs, which we have labeled "dovetail coordination," it is rather obvious that when Hayek referred to "coordination" as a desirable achievement for society, he was referring precisely to that state of correct mutual foresight, upon which the dovetailing, the interlocking, of decisions depends.