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ground joint[′grau̇nd ‚jȯint]
A closely fitted masonry joint, usually set without mortar.
A machined metal joint that makes a tight fit without packing or a gasket.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
A closely fitted joint in masonry, usually without mortar; also a machined metal joint that fits tightly without packing or employing a gasket. See also: Mortar joint
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The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.
a joint whose surfaces are ground to form a hermetic seal between glass, quartz, or metal parts.
The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
1. A closely fitted joint in masonry, usually without mortar.
2. A machined metal joint which fits tightly without packing or a gasket.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.