Definition of tongue and groove in English:
Wooden planking in which adjacent boards are joined by means of interlocking ridges and grooves down their sides.
- If plywood is impractical, 1x6 tongue and groove boards may prove to be an easier solution.
- Finally, insulate the cavities and then install sheets of tongue and groove plywood subfloor, using adhesive along with your fasteners.
- The material comes in individual boards with tongue and groove edges, roughly eight inches wide by four feet long.
- Example sentences
- Nailing ceilings, one nails a wood tongued-and-grooved board in place while standing on planks laid across sawhorses.
- Then there's the tongued-and-grooved joints, which enable the panels to fit tightly together.
- According to the invention, the edges of the tongued-and-grooved block are bevelled such as to produce a trapezoidal form which can be used to facilitate the positioning of the block, and to adjust the block.
Definition of tongue and groove in:
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