rabbet

Definitions of rabbet
  1. noun
    a rectangular groove made to hold two pieces together
    synonyms: rebate
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    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)
  2. verb
    join with a rabbet joint
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    type of:
    bring together, join
    cause to become joined or linked
  3. verb
    cut a rectangular groove into
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    type of:
    cut out
    form and create by cutting out
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