bell-and-spigot joint[¦bel ən ′spik·ət ‚jȯint]
A pipe joint in which a pipe ending in a bell-like shape is joined to a pipe ending in a spigotlike shape.
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bell-and-spigot joint, bell-and-socket joint, spigot-and-socket joint
A connection between two sections of pipe, the straight spigot end of one section is inserted in the flared-out end of the adjoining section; the joint is sealed by a caulking compound or with a compressible ring.
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