Associations to the word «Rabbet»

Wiktionary

RABBET, noun. A longitudinal channel, groove, or recess cut out of the edge or face of a plank of wood or other material; especially, one intended to fit another member to form a joint.
RABBET, verb. (transitive) To cut a rabbet in a piece of material.
RABBET JOINT, noun. (rare) (woodworking) See definition at rabbet.
RABBET PLANE, noun. A rebate plane.
RABBET PLANES, noun. Plural of rabbet plane

Dictionary definition

RABBET, noun. A rectangular groove made to hold two pieces together.
RABBET, verb. Join with a rabbet joint.
RABBET, verb. Cut a rectangular groove into.

Wise words

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