from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Having a lap joint, or lap joints, as many kinds of woodwork and metal work.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Having joints formed by edges (as of plates) overlapping, as steam-boilers, iron ships, etc.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. jointed so as to produce a flush surface


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • Construction is mostly riveted lap-jointed aluminum - backed rivets, not pop rivets though



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