Termination in a flexible pipe.
Source: API RP 17B, Recommended Practice for Flexible Pipe, Fourth Edition, July 2008. Global Standards
Mechanical device which forms the transition between the flexible pipe body and the connector whose different pipe layers are terminated in the end fitting in such a way as to transfer the load between the flexible pipe and the connector.
Source: API SPEC 17J, Specification for Unbonded Flexible Pipe, Third Edition, July 2008. Global Standards