swing joint

noun

Definition of swing joint

: a pipe joint so constructed that the parts joined are movable either so that one of the parts may be rotated relative to the other or so that one of the parts in addition to being rotatable relative to the other may be moved about its own axis

called also respectively single swing joint, double swing joint

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“Swing joint.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/swing%20joint. Accessed 19 Jan. 2021.

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