Definition of Mortise. Meaning of Mortise. Synonyms of Mortise

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Definition of Mortise

Mortise
Mortise Mor"tise, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Mortised; p. pr. & vb. n. Mortising.] 1. To cut or make a mortisein. 2. To join or fasten by a tenon and mortise; as, to mortise a beam into a post, or a joist into a girder.
Mortise
Mortise Mor"tise, n. [F. mortaise; cf. Sp. mortaja, Ar. murtazz fixed, or W. mortais, Ir. mortis, moirtis, Gael. moirteis.] A cavity cut into a piece of timber, or other material, to receive something (as the end of another piece) made to fit it, and called a tenon. Mortise and tenon (Carp.), made with a mortise and tenon; joined or united by means of a mortise and tenon; -- used adjectively. Mortise joint, a joint made by a mortise and tenon. Mortise lock. See under Lock. Mortise wheel, a cast-iron wheel, with wooden clogs inserted in mortises on its face or edge; -- also called mortise gear, and core gear.

Meaning of Mortise from wikipedia

- A mortise (or mortice) and tenon joint is a type of joint that connects two pieces of wood or other material. Woodworkers around the world have used it...
- Mortise or mortice may refer to: Mortise and tenon, a woodworking joint Ankle mortise, part of the distal tibia joining the talus bone to form an ankle...
- A mortise lock (mortice lock in British English) is a lock that requires a pocket—the mortise—to be cut into the door or piece of furniture into which...
- (timber), such as a mortise in a mortise and tenon joint. The square chisel mortiser (also called hollow chisel mortiser), similar to a drill press in many...
- its bevelled edges. Mortise chisel  thick, rigid blade with straight cutting edge and deep, slightly tapered sides to make mortises and similar joints...
- plafond and the two malleoli is referred to as the ankle "mortise" (or talar mortise). The mortise is a rectangular socket. The ankle is composed of three...
- The tenon is formed on the jamb and the mortise to receive the tenon is formed on the curved member. The mortise is increased in size to receive a pair...
- A mortise gauge is a woodworking tool used by a carpenter or joiner to scribe mortise and tenon joints on wood prior to cutting. Mortise gauges are commonly...
- alternative for use with light weight doors. Butt/Mortise hinges usually in threes or fours, which are inset (mortised) into the door and frame. Most residential...
- driven into a hole bored through two (or more) pieces of structural wood (mortise and tenon). The use of wood as a tenon can be traced back over 7,000 years...
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