half-lap joint

[ haf-lap, hahf- ]
/ ˈhæfˌlæp, ˈhɑf- /

noun

a joint between two timbers halved together so that a flush surface results.

Nearby words

  1. half-hunter,
  2. half-inch,
  3. half-integral,
  4. half-jack,
  5. half-joking,
  6. half-leather,
  7. half-length,
  8. half-life,
  9. half-light,
  10. half-line

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