from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. riveting in which the ends or edges of plates form a butt joint, and are fastened together by being riveted to a narrow strip which covers the joint.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A term used instead of butt-connected, when two plates have their edges brought against each other and are each riveted into a covering-plate or-strap: distinguished from lap-riveting.
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