open joint

noun

Definition of open joint

: the depression in a case-bound book between the shoulder of the backbone and the edge of the cover board that forms the joint — compare tight joint

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“Open joint.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/open%20joint. Accessed 1 Aug. 2021.

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