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tongue and groove

[′təŋ ən ′grüv]
(design engineering)
A joint in which a projecting rib on the edge of one board fits into a groove in the edge of another board.
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The Apex System offers uniformity with the tongue-and-groove gap; we can control it to get the exact fit between the tongue and groove we desire," he adds.
He informed me that the tongue-and-groove boards installed in the dry winter climate had swelled in the moist summer.
Fit five of the 1-by-6 tongue-and-groove boards (N) together to create a door panel that's wider than you need.
Tongue-and-groove is quite popular in bathrooms, but must be waterproofed properly.
TONGUE-and-groove panelling isn't everyone's idea of a design statement but, once painted, it's pleasing on the eye and a good way to cover up less-than-perfect plaster without going to the trouble and expense of replastering or getting a plasterer in.
The tough, water-resistant ABS plastic case features tongue-and-groove craftsmanship and O-ring construction to seal out moisture.
Pitac has five lines running in Dubai since 2003, making flat structural panels and tongue-and-groove boards for temporary housing.
Finished pine tongue-and-groove triangles have finally started to appear inside the upstairs dome.
Other features include full-penetration ram, automatic wire tier, replaceable tongue-and-groove liners, UL- and CUL-listed panel boxes, on-site factory start-ups and training by NexGen personnel
Part of Wilsonart's Classic collection of tiles and planks, NaturalStone features the company's Tap-N-Lock Glueless technology, which uses two tongue-and-groove joints for extra strength and a faster, nonangled installation.
QYOU recently mentioned a product called Easipanel - MDF tongue-and-groove wall panels.
Its tongue-and-groove design permits fast, clean and easy installation and insures a smooth, even surface.