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buttstrap

[buht-strap] /ˈbʌtˌstræp/
noun
1.
(in metal construction) a plate which overlaps and fastens two pieces butted together.
verb (used with object), buttstrapped, buttstrapping.
2.
to unite with a buttstrap or buttstraps.
Origin
1865-1870
1865-70; butt1 + strap
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  • Check inside rivet heads on lap or buttstrap joints.

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