tenons

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Scope note
A projection on the end or side of a piece of wood, stone, or other material that fits into a corresponding opening to form a joint. Used variously to refer to projection element of joints in architecture; or musical instruments with multiple sections, such as oboes or clarinets. To refer to joints so formed in architecture use "mortise-and-tenon joints."
tenons
Accepted term: 08-Jul-2024