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noun as in concatenation

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It’s a technique that uses a wooden dowel to greatly strengthen a mortise and tenon joint, transforming it from a joint that relies only on glue adhesion into one that has a permanent and mechanical interlock.

If the book were a piece of music, it would be a sonata of interlocking monologues.

He stood barefoot, his neck covered with interlocking black tattooed swirls, the word HELL inked into his forehead.

It created interlocking businesses and took advantage of tax breaks that deliver out-sized benefits to energy companies.

Rather, the culprit here is a variety of interlocking factors.

As it turns out, there are multiple, interlocking answers which range from Sigmund Freud to the pharmaceutical industry.

The cables connecting them were of 21⁄2 lock steel wire covered with interlocking strands.

For how many years have they stood thus interlocking their strong boughs like brethren!

Unfortunately, Dr. Sprague cannot abide anything that is not laid out as neat as an interlocking tile floor.

Presently he clasped them in front of him, interlocking his fingers, one thumb meanwhile chasing another.

The frame was simply two strong crotches set firmly in the ground at a distance of eight feet apart, and interlocking at top.


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On this page you'll find 40 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to interlocking, such as: chain, continuity, integration, link, nexus, and series.

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