knuckle joint

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knuckle joint

[′nək·əl ‚jȯint]
(design engineering)
A hinge joint between two rods in which an eye on one piece fits between two flat projections with eyes on the other piece and is retained by a round pin.

curb joint, Brit. curb roll, knuckle joint

The horizontal joint that occurs at the intersection of the two slopes of a curb roof.

knuckle joint

1. See curb joint.
2. A type of hinged joint between two rods.
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When Mr Ken Krystofolski began his career as a draftsman 36 years ago, the latest technology in drawing boards was the two-arm mechanical band featuring two knuckle joints for flexible positioning.
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