Definitions for "Rabbet"
Keywords:  groove, plank, stile, recess, garboard
To cut a rabbet in; to furnish with a rabbet.
To unite the edges of, as boards, etc., in a rabbet joint.
A longitudinal channel, groove, or recess cut out of the edge or face of any body; especially, one intended to receive another member, so as to break or cover the joint, or more easily to hold the members in place; thus, the groove cut for a panel, for a pane of glass, or for a door, is a rabbet, or rebate.
Keywords:  moulding, artwork, mat, notch, glazed
The indentation on a piece of frame moulding where the glass, mats, image and foam core sits. It is usually about a 1/4 inch wide and anywhere from 1/2 inch to an inch deep.
The width and depth inside the frame that fits over the glazing, mat, artwork, and backing material.
a notch in every frame created to hold the artwork or photograph (along with a glass overlay if desired) in place
An offset designed into the surrounding body construction to accommodate and assemble glass.