scarf weld


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Scarf \Scarf\, n.
      (a) In a piece which is to be united to another by a scarf
          joint, the part of the end or edge that is tapered
          off, rabbeted, or notched so as to be thinner than the
          rest of the piece.
      (b) A scarf joint.
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   Scarf joint
      (a) A joint made by overlapping and bolting or locking
          together the ends of two pieces of timber that are
          halved, notched, or cut away so that they will fit
          each other and form a lengthened beam of the same size
          at the junction as elsewhere.
      (b) A joint formed by welding, riveting, or brazing
          together the overlapping scarfed ends, or edges, of
          metal rods, sheets, etc.

   Scarf weld. See under Weld.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Weld \Weld\, n.
   The state of being welded; the joint made by welding.
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   Butt weld. See under Butt.

   Scarf weld, a joint made by overlapping, and welding
      together, the scarfed ends of two pieces.
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