dovetail

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dove·tail

(dŭv'tāl),
A widened portion of a cavity preparation usually established to increase the retention and resistance form.

dove·tail

(dŭv'tāl)
Widened portion of cavity preparation usually established to increase retention and resistance form.
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The workshops, which dovetailed with the curriculum of each participating school, included exercises that got the students actually dancing.
We are seeing the creasing use of dovetailed in front sights on both custom and factory 911s.
Posthumous attention to Overby has tended to focus on the more art-historically palatable side of his oeuvre, such as his cast-latex pieces-- works that neatly dovetailed with the post-Minimalist tendencies of the late '60s and early '70s (and earned brownie points in the '90s alongside the revival of such gestures by artists like Rachel Whiteread).