rabbeting


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rab·bet·ing

(rab'et-ing),
Obsolete term for making congruous stepwise cuts on apposing bone surfaces for stability after impaction.
[Fr. raboter, to plane]

rab·bet·ing

(rab'ĕt-ing)
Making congruous stepwise cuts on apposing bone surfaces for stability after impaction.
[Fr. raboter, to plane]
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The company also uses disposable straight inserting knives that are fairly inexpensive and "great" for rabbeting.
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