step joint

step joint

1. A notched joint for two structural timbers making an angle with each other, as a tie beam and rafter.
2. A joint between the ends of two rails of different height and/or section.
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They also agreed to step joint efforts against illegal migration, a major concern for Europe.
Next step joint continual exercises and prospects for the creation of mutual cyber defence tools.
If a high-pressure hermetic seal is needed, then a step joint or a tongue and groove joint designed to put the EMA material in shear would be most desirable.
Grace Ice and Water Shield (or similar product) will be installed along with a new step joint. Replace any deteriorated/damaged plywood on this wall as needed (to be completed as a change order to the base contract after review with the facilities director or his designee).