bell-and-spigot joint

noun
bell-and-spig·​ot joint

Definition of bell-and-spigot joint

: a pipe joint formed by the insertion of the spigot end of one length of pipe into the bell end of the next length

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“Bell-and-spigot joint.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bell-and-spigot%20joint. Accessed 28 Sep. 2020.

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