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butt joint[′bət ‚jȯint]
A connection formed by placing the ends of two conductors together and joining them by welding, brazing, or soldering.
A connection giving physical contact between the ends of two waveguides to maintain electrical continuity.
A joint in which the parts to be joined are fastened end to end or edge to edge with one or more cover plates (or other strengthening) generally used to accomplish the joining.
A plain square joint between two members, when the contact surfaces are cut at right angles to the faces of the pieces; the two are filled squarely against each other rather than lapped. See also: Joint
1. A plain, square joint between two members, where the contact surfaces are cut at right angles to the faces of the pieces; the two pieces are fitted squarely against each other rather than lapped; Also see oblique butt joint.