Butt Joint

Business / Construction / Butt Joint: The junction where the ends of two timbers meet, and also where sheets of drywall meet on the 4 foot edge. To place materials end-to-end or end-to-edge without overlapping.
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Other Words for Butt

Butt Verb Synonyms: abut, join, meet
Butt Noun Synonyms: target, end, object, prey, victim, dupe, gull, pigeon, sucker, Aunt Sally, patsy
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Other Words for Joint

Joint Noun Synonyms: roast
Joint Verb Synonyms: seam, union, juncture, connection, junction, intersection
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Joint Liability

Business / Debt / Joint Liability: The legal liability of two or more people for claims against or debts incurred by them jointly. If three people have joint liability and are indebted to another party, they may only be sued as a group MORE

Joint Fare

Life Style / Travel / Joint Fare: Special fare for travel on two or more airlines to a destination. MORE

Joint Photographic Experts Group (JPEG)

Technology / Computers / Joint Photographic Experts Group (JPEG): Pronounced 'J-Peg.' It's an image format that allows for compression when stored. MORE

Joint Protection Policy

Business / Real Estate / Joint Protection Policy: A title insurance policy insuring the interest of both owner and lender. MORE

Joint Stock Company

Business / Finance / Joint Stock Company: A form of business organization that falls between a corporation and a partnership. The company sells stock, and its shareholders are free to sell their stock, but shareholders are liable for all debt MORE

Joint Set

Science / Geology / Joint Set: A group of joints that are parallel or nearly parallel. They are frequently formed at the same time interval from a common process. MORE