tongue joint

tongue joint

A split joint formed by inserting a tongue or wedge-shaped piece into a correspondingly grooved piece in another member; if metal, such a joint may be welded.
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The form will produce the same product with a groove or a tongue joint, and can also be used to cast a full 8-ft.