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Definitions and Synonyms of mortise joint | Another word for mortise joint | What is mortise joint?

Definition 1: a joint made by inserting tenon on one piece into mortise holes in the other - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for mortise joint in the sense of this definition

(mortise joint is a kind of ...) junction by which parts or objects are joined together

(... is a kind of mortise joint ) a mortise joint formed by interlocking tenons and mortises

(... is a kind of mortise joint ) a mortise joint made by fitting a projection on the edge of one board into a matching groove on another board

(mortise joint is a part of ...) a square hole made to receive a tenon and so to form a joint

(mortise joint is a part of ...) a projection at the end of a piece of wood that is shaped to fit into a mortise and form a mortise joint

Definition 2: a gliding joint between the distal ends of the tibia and fibula and the proximal end of the talus - [noun denoting body]

Synonyms for mortise joint in the sense of this definition

(mortise joint is a kind of ...) a freely moving joint in which the articulations allow only gliding motions

(mortise joint is a part of ...) the bone in the ankle that articulates with the leg bones to form the ankle joint

(... is part of mortise joint) a human limb; commonly used to refer to a whole limb but technically only the part of the limb between the knee and ankle

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