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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Start by making two careful cuts, one on each waste side of the half lap zone at the full depth your saw will cut.
The Coventry big guns fired in style in heat 13 with Kasprzak and Harris racing to a 5-1, and they were so close to sealing the deal in the next as King and Woryna held Lindgren back for three and a half laps before the Swede went from third to first.
Each move was shut down, leading to a grandstand finish over one and a half laps of the Roubaix Velodrome.
With eight and a half laps remaining he and Turkey's Kemboi Arikan finally began to close the gap on Russia's Anatoliy Rybakov, who had been allowed to open a lead of around 40 metres, and with five laps remaining Farah had hit the front.
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.
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.
It was Fenwick's first venture over 12 and a half laps of a stadium.
30am and the course takes in three and a half laps of the Memorial Park before going over the finishing line.
Vissing shot out of the gate to take a lead he never lost and, after trapping second Wilkinson spent three and a half laps using all his experience and trackcraft to keep Cook at bay.
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.