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synonyms for dovetailing

  • cohesion
  • constancy
  • continuum
  • durability
  • persistence
  • stability
  • stamina
  • survival
  • unity
  • vitality
  • chain
  • connection
  • continuance
  • continuousness
  • duration
  • endurance
  • extension
  • flow
  • interrelationship
  • perpetuity
  • prolongation
  • protraction
  • sequence
  • succession
  • train
  • uniting
  • whole
  • linking

antonyms for dovetailing

MOST RELEVANT
  • apathy
  • instability
  • lethargy
  • unsteadiness
  • weakness
  • end
  • break
  • discontinuity
  • intermittence
  • interruption
  • stoppage
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How to use dovetailing in a sentence

The pieces are firmly dovetailed together, the front being clean and the dovetailing blind.
DIRECTIONS FOR COLLECTING AND PRESERVING INSECTSC. V. RILEY
Eventually however, the bones come close together, and are joined by a curious kind of dovetailing.
THE MATRON'S MANUAL OF MIDWIFERY, AND THE DISEASES OF WOMEN DURING PREGNANCY AND IN CHILDBEDFREDERICK HOLLICK
An alternative method of dovetailing is that of cutting the dovetails first, as shown at Fig. 283.
WOODWORK JOINTSWILLIAM FAIRHAM
Then at Fig. 293 are shown two familiar examples of dovetailing the bearer to the carcase end of a dressing table or washstand.
WOODWORK JOINTSWILLIAM FAIRHAM
This shows the necessity of bevelled dovetailing in order that the drawer front may be kept as thin and light as possible.
WOODWORK JOINTSWILLIAM FAIRHAM
I cannot invent: I possess only the talent of dovetailing facts and placing them in relief.
LIPPINCOTT'S MAGAZINE OF POPULAR LITERATURE AND SCIENCE, VOLUME 20. DECEMBER, 1877.VARIOUS
If we turn to any of the special sciences the same dovetailing and over-lapping appear.
THE GOSPEL OF EVOLUTIONEDWARD AVELING
It was, too, of oak some inches thick, and fitted upon the chest by a kind of dovetailing at the edges.
AFTER LONDONRICHARD JEFFERIES
His theory of Nationalist progress was four-square and complete, and showed a neat dovetailing of means with the end.
IRELAND AS IT ISROBERT JOHN BUCKLEY (AKA R.J.B.)
The rough dovetailing of the lintels of the outer circle would present no difficulty to users of the tools already mentioned.
STONEHENGEFRANK STEVENS
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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