Portise vs Mortise - What's the difference?

portise | mortise |


As nouns the difference between portise and mortise

is that portise is while mortise is (woodworking) a hole that is made to receive a tenon so as to form a joint.

As a verb mortise is

(woodworking) to make a mortise.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

portise

English

mortise

English

Alternative forms

* mortice

Noun

(en noun)
  • (woodworking) A hole that is made to receive a tenon so as to form a joint
  • See also

    * mortise-and-tenon joint * mortise gear * mortise lock * mortise wheel

    Verb

  • (woodworking) To make a mortise.
  • (typography) To adjust the horizontal space between selected pairs of letters; to kern.
  • Anagrams

    *