slip joint

noun
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:
1875–80

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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.
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