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OTHER WORDS FROM tenonten·on·er, noun
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The supporting standard is constructed of oak, with mortise-and-tenon joints, as shown in Fig. 4.
The glue must be applied immediately after the tenon is removed from the water, and then inserted in the mortise.
The end of the tenon and the mortise is then covered with a piece of metal, fastened with screws as shown.
The tenon is one hole in length, and the head of the standard one hole and a half in length.Ten Books on Architecture|Vitruvius
A bridle joint is often defined as the reverse of a mortise and tenon, and is chiefly used in the carpentry and joinery trades.Woodwork Joints|William Fairham