joint gap

noun

Definition of joint gap

: the distance in 64ths of an inch between the ends of contiguous rails measured at a point about ⁵/₈ inch below the top of the rail

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“Joint gap.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/joint%20gap. Accessed 8 Dec. 2021.

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