rabbet

Definitions of rabbet
1

n a rectangular groove made to hold two pieces together

Synonyms:
rebate
Type of:
channel, groove
a long narrow furrow cut either by a natural process (such as erosion) or by a tool (as e.g. a groove in a phonograph record)

v join with a rabbet joint

Type of:
bring together, join
cause to become joined or linked

v cut a rectangular groove into

Type of:
cut out
form and create by cutting out

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