square joint


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square joint

[¦skwer ¦jȯint]
(building construction)

straight joint

straight joint, 2
1. In a wood floor, a continuous joint formed by the ends of parallel boards; the joint is perpendicular to the length of the boards.
2. In carpentry, a joint between two timbers which are laid edge to edge without a tongue and groove, dowels, or overlap to bind them; also called a square joint.
3. A continuous vertical straight-line joint formed by the ends of masonry units.