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- v. Present participle of notch.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The act of making notches; the act of cutting into small hollows.
- n. The small hollow, or hollows, cut; a notch or notches.
- n. A method of joining timbers, scantling, etc., by notching them, as at the ends, and overlapping or interlocking the notched portions.
- n. A method of excavating, as in a bank, by a series of cuttings side by side. See also Gulleting.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A notch or series of notches.
- n. In engineering, same as gulleting.
- n. In carpentry, a simple method of joining timbers in a frame, either by dovetails or by square joints or lap-joints. Calking, halving, and scarfing are forms of it.
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