weather joint

weather-struck joint, weathered joint

weather-struck joint
A horizontal masonry joint in which the mortar is sloped outward from the upper edge of the lower brick, so as to shed water readily; formed by pressing the mortar inward at the upper edge of the joint.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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In March 2000, the Weather Joint Safety Implementation Team (JSIT) issued a report on reducing general aviation weather accidents, recommending 16 programs targeting reductions in fatal GA weather accidents.