scarf joint


Definition of scarf joint

  1. :  a joint made by chamfering, halving, notching, or otherwise cutting away two pieces to correspond to each other and securing them together after overlapping (as by gluing, bolting, riveting, welding, brazing)

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Origin and Etymology of scarf joint


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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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