book-match

verb
\ ˈbu̇k-ˌmach How to pronounce book-match (audio) \
book-matched; book-matching; book-matches

Definition of book-match

transitive verb

: to match the grains of (a pair of sheets of veneer or plywood) so that one sheet seems to be the mirror image of the other

First Known Use of book-match

1942, in the meaning defined above

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“Book-match.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/book-match. Accessed 22 Jan. 2021.

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