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Adjectivejoint (not comparable)
- Done by two or more people or organisations working together.
- The play was a joint production between the two companies.
- The point where two components of a structure join, but are still able to rotate.
- This rod is free to swing at the joint with the platform.
- The point where two components of a structure join rigidly.
- The water is leaking out of the joint between the two pipes.
- (anatomy) Any part of the body where two bones join, in most cases allowing that part of the body to be bent or straightened.
- (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) A means of joining two pieces of wood together so that they interlock.
- The dovetail joint, while more difficult to make, is also quite strong.
- A cut of meat.
- Set the joint in a roasting tin and roast for the calculated cooking time.
- (geology) A fracture in which the strata are not offset; a geologic joint.
- (slang) A restaurant, bar, nightclub or similar business.
- It was the kind of joint you wouldn't want your boss to see you in.
- (slang) (always with the) prison
- I'm just trying to stay out of the joint.
- (slang) A marijuana cigarette.
- After locking the door and closing the shades, they lit the joint.
- (point where two components join, but are able to rotate): hinge, pivot
- (marijuana cigarette): See WikiSaurus:marijuana cigarette
Third person singular
- (transitive) To unite by a joint or joints; to fit together; to prepare so as to fit together; as, to joint boards.
- Pierced through the yielding planks of jointed wood. - Pope
- (transitive) To join; to connect; to unite; to combine.
- Jointing their force 'gainst Cæsar. - Shak.
- (transitive) To provide with a joint or joints; to articulate.
- The fingers are jointed together for motion. - Ray.
- (transitive) To separate the joints; of; to divide at the joint or joints; to disjoint; to cut up into joints, as meat.
- He joints the neck. - Dryden.
- Quartering, jointing, seething, and roasting. - Holland.
- (intransitive) To fit as if by joints; to coalesce as joints do; as, the stones joint, neatly.
From the verb joindre.
joint m. (plural joints)
- IPA: [ʒoʲnt]
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