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Mortise

In printing, a hole cut into a block or plate so type can be inserted.
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Finally, it should be noted that the values reported in this study can only be obtained when the mortised member is reinforced or supported; otherwise, it likely will fail in tension perpendicular to the grain as shown in Figure 1.
The lock is mortised into the frame header or at the standard lock height of the door jamb.
Used to cut a tenon on the ends of round stock to fit a mortised hole, like a chair rung with the mortise in the chair leg.
The tenon members were constructed of 0.8-in.[.sup.2] caobilla, whereas the mortised members were constructed of gmelina.
Custom length tenoned aprons can also be paired with mortised legs for special projects.
The rafters are notched and mortised so that they slip over the tenons of the wall studs and seat on the top surface of the side rafter plates.