A piece or slip of metal or wood, notched or otherwise, in a machine or structure, to hold other parts in place or bind them together, or to afford a bearing surface; -- usually held or adjusted by means of a wedge, key, or screw.
To secure or fasten with a gib, or gibs; to provide with a gib, or gibs.
A piece of metal in the shape of an elongated channel, used as a clamp.
A piece of material installed in machine slides that can be adjusted to compensate for wear.
A wedge-shaped piece of metal or wood designed to hold structural parts in place and/or provide a bearing surface.
1. An thin, adjustable piece of metal which is used to reducing friction and keep moving parts of a machine in place. 2. Metal strap to hold parts together. 3. Machine part that is fastened with a cotter pin.