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

 scarf joint

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 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.
 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.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 scarf joint
      n : a joint made by notching the ends of two pieces of timber or
          metal so that they will lock together end-to-end [syn: scarf]