from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A cut or groove along or near the edge of a piece of wood that allows another piece to fit into it to form a joint.
- noun A joint so made.
- intransitive verb To cut a rabbet in.
- intransitive verb To join by a rabbet.
- intransitive verb To be joined by a rabbet.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A cut made on the edge of a board so that it may join by lapping with another board similarly cut; also, a rectangular recess, channel, or groove cut along the edge of a board or the like to receive a corresponding projection cut on the edge of another board, etc., required to fit into it. Rabbets are common in paneling. See also cut under
- noun Same as
- To cut the edge of (a board) so that it will overlap that of the next piece, which is similarly cut out, and will form a close joint with this adjoining board; cut or form a rabbet in (a board or piece of timber). See
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun (Carp.) A longitudinal channel, groove, or recess cut out of the edge or face of any body; especially, one intended to receive another member, so as to break or cover the joint, or more easily to hold the members in place; thus, the groove cut for a panel, for a pane of glass, or for a door, is a
rabbet, or rebate.
- noun Same as
Rabbet joint, below.
- noun (Carp.) a joint formed by fitting together rabbeted boards or timbers; -- called also
- noun a joiner's plane for cutting a rabbet.
- transitive verb To cut a rabbet in; to furnish with a rabbet.
- transitive verb To unite the edges of, as boards, etc., in a rabbet joint.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun A longitudinal
channel, groove, or recesscut out of the edge or face of a plank of wood or other material; especially, one intended to fit another member to form a joint.
- verb transitive To cut a rabbet in a piece of material.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- verb cut a rectangular groove into
- noun a rectangular groove made to hold two pieces together
- verb join with a rabbet joint
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
"rabbet," ploughed around the front, back, and sides of the drawers; or the top frame may have a tongue fitting inside the whole substance of the drawer, or the glass may be a fixture, beaded or puttied in on top, the whole of the bottom unscrewing from the drawer frame.
Practical Taxidermy A manual of instruction to the amateur in collecting, preserving, and setting up natural history specimens of all kinds. To which is added a chapter upon the pictorial arrangement of museums. With additional instructions in modelling and artistic taxidermy.
Silly rabbet, everybody knows that it's the Realclimate Team who's politicizing the science, and besides, the deniers are simply honest broker skeptics who just want to know the truth.
Is a good place to start: Of course, rabbet will avoid the facts and he and other will go off on some tangential escapade.
"The best readings of Inland Empire have rightly stressed the film's labyrinthine, rabbet-warren anarchitecture," writes k-punk.
I tape off the very outside 1/4 inch behind the rabbet of the frame and use that margin for the perspective grid marks for those pesky remote VPs.
In this second and concluding part, the steps in making the four other types of wood joints (miter, mortise, rabbet, and tenon) are provided.
If necessary, trim the edge of the rabbet with the use of a sharp wood chisel to make a well-fit joint.
November 3, 2008 at 3:32 pm yore bunny-rabbet naught fit in yore pokket, tho?
The steps in making the miter, mortise, rabbet, and tenon joints will be given in the second part of this article.
Rabbet joint - The rabbet joint is ideal for corner constructions such as in making drawers and bookcases: