bed joint

noun

1
: a horizontal joint in masonry
2
a
: a horizontal crack or fissure in massive rock
b
: one of a set of cracks or fissures parallel with the bedding of a rock

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“Bed joint.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bed%20joint. Accessed 26 May. 2024.

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