imperfect & past participle Rabbeted; present participle & verbal noun Rabbeting. (French) raboter to plane, plane down,rabot a plane; prefix re- re- + (Old French) abouter, aboter. See Abut, and confer Rebut.
See Rabbet, verb, and confer Rebate, noun
1. To cut a rabbet in; to furnish with a rabbet.2. To unite the edges of, as boards, etc. in a rabbet joint.
1. (Carpentry) A longitudinal channel, groove, or recess cut out of the edge or face of any body; especially, one intended to receive another member, so as to break or cover the joint, or more easily to hold the members in place; thus, the groove cut for a panel, for a pane of glass, or for a door, is a rabbet, or rebate.2. Same as Rabbet joint, below.Rabbet joint (Carpentry), a joint formed by fitting together rabbeted boards or timbers; -- called also rabbet. -- Rabbet plane, a joiner's plane for cutting a rabbet. Moxon.
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rabbet (plural rabbets) A longitudinal channel, groove, or recess cut out of the edge or face of a plank of wood or other material; especially, one intended to fit another member to form a joint. A rabbet (rebate) for joining wood
rabbet (third-person singular simple present rabbets, present participle rabbeting, simple past and past participle rabbeted) (transitive) To cut a rabbet in a piece of material.
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