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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 rab·bet /ˈræbət/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Rab·bet v. t. [imp. & p. p. Rabbeted; p. pr. & vb. n. Rabbeting.]
 1. To cut a rabbet in; to furnish with a rabbet.
 2. To unite the edges of, as boards, etc., in a rabbet joint.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Rab·bet, n.
 1. Carp. A longitudinal channel, groove, or recess cut out of the edge or face of any body; especially, one intended to receive another member, so as to break or cover the joint, or more easily to hold the members in place; thus, the groove cut for a panel, for a pane of glass, or for a door, is a rabbet, or rebate.
 2. Same as Rabbet joint, below.
 Rabbet joint Carp., a joint formed by fitting together rabbeted boards or timbers; -- called also rabbet.
 Rabbet plane, a joiner's plane for cutting a rabbet. --Moxon.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : a rectangular groove made to hold two pieces together [syn:
      v 1: join with a rabbet joint
      2: cut a rectangualr groove into