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  7. [joints and joint components]
  8. joint components
  9. mortises
Scope note
Cavities or openings in wood or other material that is meant to receive a corresponding component, or "tenon," that, connected, forms a joint. In architecture, to refer to the complete joint so formed, use "mortise-and-tenon joints."
Accepted term: 15-Jul-2024