from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Having edges or ends united by a lap weld.
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It is a lap-welded, wrought-iron pipe of superior material, and made with exceeding care and thoroughly tested at the works.
For greater pressures, the joints were made by an inner sleeve riveted on one end of the joint, with an outer lap-welded band, as shown by Fig. 15; lead was run into the space between the outer band and the pipe, and then tightly driven up by calking-irons.
All the pipes used are of malleable iron, lap-welded, and of 5 in. internal diameter, having screwed coupling muffs for making the connections.
Siwash, where I was lap-welded into the Eta Bita Pies, any fraternity which initiated a candidate and left enough of him to appear in chapel the next morning was the joke of the school.