Scarf

Definition of Scarf

Pronunciation: skärvz
n.1.A cormorant.
1.An article of dress of a light and decorative character, worn loosely over the shoulders or about the neck or the waist; a light shawl or handkerchief for the neck; also, a cravat; a neckcloth.
Put on your hood and scarf.
- Swift.
With care about the banners, scarves, and staves.
- R. Browning.
v. t.1.To throw on loosely; to put on like a scarf.
[imp. & p. p. Scarfed ; p. pr. & vb. n. Scarfing.]
2.To dress with a scarf, or as with a scarf; to cover with a loose wrapping.
1.To form a scarf on the end or edge of, as for a joint in timber, metal rods, etc.
n.1.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.
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.

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