biscuit joint


Definition of biscuit joint

: a joint made by gluing one or more wood biscuits (see biscuit sense 8) in between two boards Where a timber post supports a roof joist, the two are mitred and glued together with a biscuit joint.Building Design, 26 Oct. 2007

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First Known Use of biscuit joint

1988, in the meaning defined above

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“Biscuit joint.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 11 Aug. 2022.

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