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dovetails, plural;
  1. Join together by means of a dovetail

  2. Fit or cause to fit together easily and conveniently
    • - plan to enable parents to dovetail their career and family commitments
    • - flights that dovetail with the working day
  1. A joint formed by one or more tapered projections (tenons) on one piece that interlock with corresponding notches or recesses (mortises) in another

  2. A tenon used in such a joint, typically wider at its extremity

  1. a mortise joint formed by interlocking tenons and mortises
  2. fit together tightly, as if by means of a dovetail
  3. A dovetail joint or simply dovetail is a joint technique most commonly used in woodworking joinery. Noted for its resistance to being pulled apart (tensile strength), the dovetail joint is commonly used to join the sides of a drawer to the front. ...
  4. (Dovetailing (computer science)) Dovetailing in algorithm design, is a technique that interleaves different computations, performing them essentially simultaneously. Algorithms that use dovetailing are sometimes referred to as dovetailers.
  5. A type of carpentry joint where adjoining boards are fastened by interlocking fan-shaped cutouts; To fit together well
  6. (Dovetailing (outcomes)) Where appropriate, aligning your outcome with that of another person so that both outcomes can be achieved, as far as this may be possible. ...
  7. (dovetailing) When a Beauty Consultant is unable to hold or overbooks a skin care class and asks another Beauty Consultant to fulfill her commitment to the hostess, it is called a dovetail. ...
  8. (Dovetails) A series of interlocking joints, used in drawers.
  9. (Dovetails) Area of lane where maple and pine boards join. (break of the boards, piano keys, splice)
  10. This corner system is used mainly with square or rectangular logs. The end of each log is cut to produce a fan-shaped wedge. As the logs are stacked the ends of one wall’s logs lock into the perpendicular logs.
  11. A type of joint generally used to join the front and sides of a drawer by having wedge-shaped projections on one piece of wood interlock with grooves in the other piece.
  12. A tenon that is shaped like a dove's spread tail to fit into a corresponding mortise.
  13. A splayed piece of timber (or iron or stone) fitting tightly into a similarly shaped cutout.
  14. Right-angles joint held together by interlocking fan-shaped tenons. From the eighteenth century, lapped or secret dovetails were often used on high-quality furniture to conceal construction.
  15. A widely used and respected technique for joining two boards, in which alternating slots and protrusions (resembling a bird's tail) are snugly fitted together, increasing the gluing surface and producing a joint that, even without glue, can be difficult to pull apart.
  16. the combination of a flaring tenon and the mortise into which it tightly fits to make an interlocking joint between two pieces (as in wood); dovetail neck-joints are favored by traditional guitar makers, but not by Taylor.
  17. a trapezoidal protrusion usually at the end of a piece of wood.
  18. A flaring mortise and a flared tenon making an interlocking joint between the two pieces. The sides slope in both the receiving mortise and the tenon. The slopes are away from the exterior of the mortise, creating a lip that helps secure the tenon in the mortise slot. ...
  19. A European styled and rolled joint, looks like a bird.
  20. A strong, decorative joint formed by interlocking wedges securing two planes of wood that meet at a right angle. This joinery may be beautifully exposed on drawer front corners, where it withstands constant pushing and pulling motions. ...
  21. An interlocking connection frequently used for the assembly of interconnecting extrusions.
  22. Any chip which has two different colors on the body which are dived through the center of the chip and when one of these colors protrude to the other in the shape of a dovetail
  23. A type of joinery using interlocking wedge shapes, often used in drawer construction.
  24. A method of wood joinery using a flared projection that fits into a matching indentation to form a strong joint frequently used in quality drawer construction.
  25. A tapered, sliding, mortise and tenon joint used to attatch a guitar neck to it’s body. This joint is used in Set Neck guitars. See Photo.