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slip joint

a joint made between an older and a newer masonry wall to form a continuous surface, masonry at the end of the newer wall fitting into a vertical groove cut in the end of the older wall.
Origin of slip joint
First recorded in 1875-80 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • A stretcher joint is a slip joint in which one or both sides is mitered.

    Handwork in Wood

    William Noyes
  • Another thing I like to watch about the bridge is the slip joint exactly in the centre.

  • Mr. Martin ran out to the centre to watch the effect on the slip joint, and found that the weight amounted to nothing.

  • A sterile metal syringe equipped with a slip joint for the needle is well adapted to this operation.

    Lameness of the Horse

    John Victor Lacroix

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