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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD RABBET

From Old French rabattre to beat down.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF RABBET

rabbet  [ˈræbɪt] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF RABBET

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Rabbet is a verb and can also act as a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb rabbet in English.

WHAT DOES RABBET MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Rabbet

A rabbet is a recess or groove cut into the edge of a piece of machineable material, usually wood. When viewed in cross-section, a rabbet is two-sided and open to the edge or end of the surface into which it is cut. The word rabbet is from Old French rabbat, "a recess into a wall," and rabattre "to beat down". An example of the use of a rabbet is in a glazing bar where it makes provision for the insertion of the pane of glass and putty. It may also accommodate the edge of the back panel of a cabinet. It is also used in door and casement window jambs, and for shiplap planking. A rabbet can be used to form a joint with another piece of wood.

Definition of rabbet in the English dictionary

The first definition of rabbet in the dictionary is a recess, groove, or step, usually of rectangular section, cut into a surface or along the edge of a piece of timber to receive a mating piece. Other definition of rabbet is a joint made between two pieces of timber using a rabbet. Rabbet is also to cut or form a rabbet in.

CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO RABBET

PRESENT

Present
I rabbet
you rabbet
he/she/it rabbets
we rabbet
you rabbet
they rabbet
Present continuous
I am rabbeting
you are rabbeting
he/she/it is rabbeting
we are rabbeting
you are rabbeting
they are rabbeting
Present perfect
I have rabbeted
you have rabbeted
he/she/it has rabbeted
we have rabbeted
you have rabbeted
they have rabbeted
Present perfect continuous
I have been rabbeting
you have been rabbeting
he/she/it has been rabbeting
we have been rabbeting
you have been rabbeting
they have been rabbeting
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I rabbeted
you rabbeted
he/she/it rabbeted
we rabbeted
you rabbeted
they rabbeted
Past continuous
I was rabbeting
you were rabbeting
he/she/it was rabbeting
we were rabbeting
you were rabbeting
they were rabbeting
Past perfect
I had rabbeted
you had rabbeted
he/she/it had rabbeted
we had rabbeted
you had rabbeted
they had rabbeted
Past perfect continuous
I had been rabbeting
you had been rabbeting
he/she/it had been rabbeting
we had been rabbeting
you had been rabbeting
they had been rabbeting
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will rabbet
you will rabbet
he/she/it will rabbet
we will rabbet
you will rabbet
they will rabbet
Future continuous
I will be rabbeting
you will be rabbeting
he/she/it will be rabbeting
we will be rabbeting
you will be rabbeting
they will be rabbeting
Future perfect
I will have rabbeted
you will have rabbeted
he/she/it will have rabbeted
we will have rabbeted
you will have rabbeted
they will have rabbeted
Future perfect continuous
I will have been rabbeting
you will have been rabbeting
he/she/it will have been rabbeting
we will have been rabbeting
you will have been rabbeting
they will have been rabbeting
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would rabbet
you would rabbet
he/she/it would rabbet
we would rabbet
you would rabbet
they would rabbet
Conditional continuous
I would be rabbeting
you would be rabbeting
he/she/it would be rabbeting
we would be rabbeting
you would be rabbeting
they would be rabbeting
Conditional perfect
I would have rabbet
you would have rabbet
he/she/it would have rabbet
we would have rabbet
you would have rabbet
they would have rabbet
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been rabbeting
you would have been rabbeting
he/she/it would have been rabbeting
we would have been rabbeting
you would have been rabbeting
they would have been rabbeting
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you rabbet
we let´s rabbet
you rabbet
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to rabbet
Past participle
rabbeted
Present Participle
rabbeting
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH RABBET


babbitt
ˈbæbɪt
bit
bɪt
cohabit
kəʊˈhæbɪt
debit
ˈdɛbɪt
dishabit
dɪsˈhæbɪt
drabbet
ˈdræbɪt
exhibit
ɪɡˈzɪbɪt
frabbit
ˈfræbɪt
gambit
ˈɡæmbɪt
gigabit
ˈɡɪɡəˌbɪt
habit
ˈhæbɪt
hobbit
ˈhɒbɪt
inhabit
ɪnˈhæbɪt
inhibit
ɪnˈhɪbɪt
orbit
ˈɔːbɪt
probate
ˈprəʊbɪt
prohibit
prəˈhɪbɪt
rabbit
ˈræbɪt
reinhabit
ˌriːɪnˈhæbɪt
wabbit
ˈwæbɪt

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE RABBET

rabbi
rabbinate
rabbinic
rabbinical
Rabbinical Hebrew
rabbinically
rabbinics
rabbinism
rabbinist
rabbinistic
rabbinite
rabbit
rabbit bandicoot
rabbit burrow
rabbit fever
rabbit food
rabbit hole
rabbit hutch
rabbit killer

WORDS THAT END LIKE RABBET

abet
aleph-bet
alphabet
analphabet
barbet
bet
Courbet
Cyrillic alphabet
flibbertigibbet
gibbet
gobbet
International Phonetic Alphabet
Latin alphabet
phonetic alphabet
sherbet
sorbet
Tebet
thibet
Tibet
you bet

Synonyms and antonyms of rabbet in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «rabbet» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF RABBET

Find out the translation of rabbet to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of rabbet from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «rabbet» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

槽口
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

rabbet
570 millions of speakers

English

rabbet
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

नाली बनाना
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

الفرزة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

шпунт
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

encaixe
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

খঁজ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

feuillure
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Rabbet
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Falz
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

切り込み
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

래빗
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Rabbet
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

đường ranh
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

rabbet
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

ससा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

lambalı geçme
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

scanalatura
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

frezowana
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

шпунт
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

falț
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

αρμού
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

sponning
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

rabbet
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

rabbet
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of rabbet

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «RABBET»

The term «rabbet» is normally little used and occupies the 120.987 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «RABBET» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «rabbet» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «rabbet» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about rabbet

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «RABBET»

Discover the use of rabbet in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to rabbet and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Table Saw Techniques: Use Your Saw Like a Pro
Rabbet joints. Rabbets are two-sided channels cut along the edge or end of a workpiece. Their shape forms an offset tongue that can be used to form partially interlocking joints. Inside this rabbet channel, the cut that forms the side of the ...
Chris Marshall, Creative Publishing Editors, 2003
2
Classic Joints with Power Tools
This is a very similar joint to the basic corner rabbet, except both pieces are rabbetted. The result is a joint with more strength because of the increased gluing surface. Like the single corner rabbet, the joint is great for casework and other box- ...
Yeung Chan, 2002
3
Popular Science
How to Cut Rabbet-Miter Joints You'll find uses for all three of these variations— If you first learn how to cut them By R. J. DE CRISTOFORO from picture-frame moldings and those few other cases where it is the only suitable connection, the ...
4
Bill Hylton's Ultimate Guide to the Router Table
The rabbet is the basis for a variety of joints, including the single rab- A rabbet bit with set of interchangeable pilot bearings sets up quickly bet, the double rabbet, the shiplap, and the dado-and-rabbet. and produces a variety of specific-width ...
Bill Hylton, 2007
5
Black and Decker The Complete Guide to Basic Woodworking: ...
and combined at right angles, the result is a double rabbet joint. You can also cut a rabbet with a cheek wide enough to completely conceal the flat end or edge of another workpiece and make an overlap rabbet joint. Both overlap and double ...
Creative Publishing Editors, 2005
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The Everything Woodworking Book: A Beginner's Guide To ...
Rabbet Joints The rabbet joint is one commonly tackled by beginning woodworkers. It's easy to cut, it helps align the parts during assembly, and it provides more of a mechanical connection than a butt joint. The most common form of this joint ...
Jim Stack, 2005
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Woodworking Tools & Techniques: An Introduction to Basic ...
RABBET JOINTS Rabbets are two-sided cutouts that form a tongue along the edge or end of a board. The inside surface of the tongue is known as the cheek of the rabbet, while the flat area next to the base of the tongue is called the shoulder .
Chris Marshall, Creative Publishing Editors, 2004
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The Handplane Book
You might run into any of the same problems cutting a rabbet cross grain as when cutting long grain. Because most end-grain rabbets are relatively short, it's easy to cut out of parallel with the edge. One thing I find that helps is to undercut the ...
Garrett Hack, 2003
9
Tage Frid Teaches Woodworking
(1) A half-blind tongue and rabbet (or dado) is similar to a half-blind dovetail but is not nearly so strong. It is particularly good for a drawer front. If used as such, the drawer stop must be put somewhere other than in the front because of the ...
Tage Frid, 1994
10
Practical Design Solutions and Strategies: Key Advice for ...
Rabbet. joints. Figure 1: The butt joint is the simplest of woodworking ... The advantage of a simple rabbet joint over a butt joint is that the glue surface area is larger. It's still a long-grain to end-grain joint, but the greater surface area helps ...
‎2000

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «RABBET»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term rabbet is used in the context of the following news items.
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CNI Pryor Framing Bid
PLEASE ATTACHED DOCUMENT FOR SPECIFICATIONS*** Frame: The frame for all pieces should be Framerica, BW53273 in Black Satin Mica 1-1/2”, Rabbet ... «Cherokee Nation, Jul 15»
2
Joinery 101: Make Rabbet Joints To Learn A Skill You'll Never …
Dovetail and mortise and tenon joints get lots of love (for good reason), but when you need a rabbet joint nothing else will do. A rabbet is closely related to the ... «Lifehacker Australia, Apr 15»
3
The Language Of Construction-Speak
Of course, my favorite tale involving the misunderstanding of a construction term involves the use of the word “rabbet,” which is defined as a step-shaped recess ... «27east.com, Mar 15»
4
Woodcraft Continues to Expand WoodRiver Hand Plane Line
... a side rabbet plane, and a cranked neck chisel/plane – that will allow the end user to work wood, from roughing to final smoothing, as well as complete several ... «PR Web, Feb 15»
5
This Is Why You Should Always Get Insurance When You Send An …
Those failed corner joints look like either a rabbet or perhaps miter joints. Fender always used finger joints here, there's twice the glued surface area and much ... «Sonic State, Oct 14»
6
Jude Pullen Saves you Valuable Time—and Digits—With 3D Printed …
card rabbet gif Jude Pullen was just plain over wasting his time, and sacrificing perfectly good flesh to the scalpel and ruler. Jude Pullen is a no-nonsense guy. «3DPrint.com, Oct 14»
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Deleted Comments Of The Day: Please Don't Agree With Us Please
Which in any case you need to either be put down like a rabbet animal or locked up. There is no way any rational human being can condone this type of ... «Wonkette, Sep 14»
8
uhlik architekti balances private forest retreat on top of boulder
... a joist construction which emerged from the cooperation with local carpenters. charred panels encase the exterior with rabbet joints. the wood for the boards, ... «Designboom, Jun 14»
9
Purezza e semplicità: Budri presenta Rabbet Collection a iSaloni
24/04/2014 - Dopo il successo di Earthquake 5.9, Budri in occasione del Salone Internazionale del Bagno 2014 ha presentato la nuova collezione Rabbet ... «Archiportale.com, Apr 14»
10
Marble rocks at Salone del Mobile
This Salone it launches the Rabbet collection, which it describes as “a fairy-tale in which marble expresses a language of purity and simplicity by means of ... «Telegraph.co.uk, Apr 14»

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