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slip joint

noun
1.
a joint made between an older and a newer masonry wall to form a continuous surface, masonry at the end of the newer wall fitting into a vertical groove cut in the end of the older wall.
Origin
1875-1880
1875-80
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Examples from the web for slip joint
  • The exit end of the inlet-mixer forms a slip joint with the entrance end of the diffuser.
  • Secure loose end of cover plate to gutter section on other side of expansion joint by a loose-locked slip joint.
  • The telescopic joint is held up by a slip joint with four screws.
  • Ordinary slip joint pliers or a general purpose nutcracker also can be used.
  • slip joint couplings may be used to join well casing but provide the lowest joint strength.
  • Some equipment damage occurred when the outer barrel of the slip joint moved upwards and struck the inner barrel.
  • Provide expansion-type slip joint at center of runs.
  • Mud was reported to be coming from around the bottom of diverter and dripping onto slip joint and into sea.

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