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tenon

ten·on

tenon

 
pronunciation:
te nn
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
features:
Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition: a protruding part shaped to fit into a mortise to make a joint. (See mortise.)
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: tenoned, tenoning, tenons
definition 1: to provide with a tenon.
definition 2: to join with or as with a tenon.
derivation: tenoner (n.)