end lap

end lap

[′end ‚lap]
(design engineering)
A joint in which two joining members are made to overlap by removal of half the thickness of each.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

end lap

The amount of overlap in a lap joint, as at the end of a ply of roofing felt.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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