butt joint definition

  • noun:
    • A joint formed by two abutting surfaces put directly together.
    • A joint created by adjacent, individual element of material, such as where two neighboring pieces of insulation abut.
    • identical to butting-joint.
    • a joint made by attaching ends collectively without overlapping
  • others:
    • A joint where the edges or finishes for the pieces united come squarely collectively in the place of overlapping. See first butt, 8.

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