weather-struck joint

weather-struck joint

[′weth·ər ‚strək ‚jȯint]
(civil engineering)
A horizontal joint in a course of masonry in which the mortar at the upper edge has been pressed in, forming a convex surface that sheds water. Also known as weathered joint.

weather-struck joint

A horizontal masonry joint in which the mortar is sloped outward from the upper edge of the lower brick, so as to shed water readily; formed by pressing the mortar inward at the upper edge of the joint. See also: Mortar joint

weather-struck joint, weathered joint

weather-struck joint
A horizontal masonry joint in which the mortar is sloped outward from the upper edge of the lower brick, so as to shed water readily; formed by pressing the mortar inward at the upper edge of the joint.