tuck joint pointing


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tuck joint pointing

[′tək ‚jȯint ‚pȯint·iŋ]
(building construction)

tuck pointing, tuck and pat pointing, tuck joint pointing

tuck pointing
The finishing of old masonry joints: the joints are first cleaned out and then filled with fine mortar which is left projecting slightly or with a fillet of putty or lime; also called tuck-and-pat pointing or tuck-joint pointing.