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1. mortise

verb. join by a tenon and mortise.

Synonyms

  • mortice
  • bring together

Antonyms

  • thicken
  • inflate
  • deflate

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2. mortise-and-tenon_joint

noun. a joint made by inserting tenon on one piece into mortise holes in the other.

Synonyms

  • dovetail
  • tongue and groove joint
  • dovetail joint
  • tenon
  • mortise joint
  • mortice
  • mortise

Antonyms

  • divided
  • distributive
  • segregated
  • individual

3. mortise

noun. a square hole made to receive a tenon and so to form a joint.

Synonyms

  • mortise-and-tenon joint
  • mortise joint
  • mortice

Antonyms

  • disconnect
  • disassemble
  • detach
  • divide

4. mortise

verb. cut a hole for a tenon in.

Synonyms

  • cut

Antonyms

  • lengthen
  • expand

Sentences with mortise


1. Noun, singular or mass
Drill through until you reach the round mortise hole you made in the door face.

2. Verb, base form
This will require that you add tenon joints on each corner post that connect to mortise joints on the arch.

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