tongue-and-groove joint


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tongue-and-groove joint

A joint formed by the insertion of the tongue of one member into the corresponding groove of another. See also: Joint
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tongue-and-groove joint, T and G joint

tongue-and-groove joint
A joint formed by the insertion of the tongue of one member into the corresponding groove of another.
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