Scarph



noun, verb (used with object), Shipbuilding.
1.
scarf2 (defs 1, 3, 4).
noun, plural scarfs.
1.
a tapered or otherwise-formed end on each of the pieces to be assembled with a scarf joint.
2.
Whaling. a strip of skin along the body of the whale.
verb (used with object)
3.
to assemble with a scarf joint.
4.
to form a scarf on (the end of a timber).
5.
Steelmaking. to burn away the surface defects of (newly rolled steel).
6.
Whaling. to make a groove in and remove (the blubber and skin).
noun (pl) scarves (skɑːvz), scarfs
1.
a rectangular, triangular, or long narrow piece of cloth worn around the head, neck, or shoulders for warmth or decoration
verb (transitive) (rare)
2.
to wrap with or as if with a scarf
3.
to use as or in the manner of a scarf
noun (pl) scarfs
1.
Also called scarf joint, scarfed joint. a lapped joint between two pieces of timber made by notching or grooving the ends and strapping, bolting, or gluing the two pieces together
2.
the end of a piece of timber shaped to form such a joint
3.
(NZ) a wedge-shaped cut made in a tree before felling, to determine the direction of the fall
4.
(whaling) an incision made along a whale’s body before stripping off the blubber
verb (transitive)
5.
to join (two pieces of timber) by means of a scarf
6.
to make a scarf on (a piece of timber)
7.
to cut a scarf in (a whale)
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