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Adjective
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joints, plural;
  1. Shared, held, or made by two or more people or organizations together
    • - the companies issued a joint statement
  2. Shared, held, or made by both houses of a bicameral legislature
    • - a joint session of Congress
    • - a joint congressional hearing
  3. Sharing in a position, achievement, or activity
    • - a joint winner
  4. Applied or regarded together

Verb
  1. Provide or fasten (something) with joints
    • - jointed lever arms
  2. Fill up the joints of (masonry or brickwork) with mortar; point

  3. Prepare (a board) for being joined to another by planing its edge

  4. Cut (the body of an animal) into joints

Noun
  1. A point at which parts of an artificial structure are joined

  2. A break or fracture in a mass of rock, with no relative displacement of the parts

  3. A piece of flexible material forming the hinge of a book cover

  4. A structure in the human or animal body at which two parts of the skeleton are fitted together

  5. Each of the distinct sections of a body or limb between the places at which they are connected
    • - the top two joints of his index finger
  6. A large piece of meat cooked whole or ready for cooking
    • - a joint of ham
  7. The part of a stem of a plant from which a leaf or branch grows

  8. A section of a plant stem between such parts; an internode

  9. An establishment of a specified kind, esp. one where people meet for eating, drinking, or entertainment
    • - a burger joint
  10. Prison

  11. A marijuana cigarette


  1. united or combined; "a joint session of Congress"; "joint owners"
  2. (anatomy) the point of connection between two bones or elements of a skeleton (especially if it allows motion)
  3. fit as if by joints; "The boards fit neatly"
  4. provide with a joint; "the carpenter jointed two pieces of wood"
  5. a disreputable place of entertainment
  6. affecting or involving two or more; "joint income-tax return"; "joint ownership"
  7. A joint is the location at which two or more bones make contact. They are constructed to allow movement and provide mechanical support, and are classified structurally and functionally.
  8. In audio engineering, joint refers to a joining of several channels of similar information in order to obtain higher quality or smaller file size.
  9. A building joint is a junction where building elements meet without applying a static load from one element to another. ...
  10. Joint is a slang term for a cigarette rolled using cannabis. Rolling papers are the most common rolling medium among industrialized countries, however brown paper, cigarettes with the tobacco removed, and bible paper is commonly used throughout the developing world. ...
  11. In geology the term joint refers to a fracture in rock where the displacement associated with the opening of the fracture is greater than the displacement due to lateral movement in the plane of the fracture (up, down or sideways) of one side relative to the other. ...
  12. A kinematic pair is the general name for two rigid bodies that can move with respect to each other via a mechanical constraint (joint) between the two bodies, with one or more degrees of freedom. ...
  13. The point where two components of a structure join, but are still able to rotate; The point where two components of a structure join rigidly; Any part of the body where two bones join, in most cases allowing that part of the body to be bent or straightened; A means of joining two pieces of ...
  14. (jointly) Together, acting as one
  15. (jointed) generally discs are inserted at each of the bear’s arms and legs and at the neck allowing movement
  16. (jointed) When stiff body parts are connected by a soft flexible region, the body is said to be jointed.
  17. (jointed) having nodes, or points of real or apparent divisions along the stem or psuedobulb.
  18. (Jointing) The finishing off of joints between courses of masonry units before the mortar has hardened.
  19. (jointing) the process of producing joints in a concrete slab. [See also jointer (concrete).]
  20. (Jointing) An important operation in high end millwork, furniture and cabinetry. It is the process of flattening a board by hand to progressively obtain a smooth, straight surface on one face of the board, while relieving stress. ...
  21. (Jointly) Together partners are responsible for decisions made.
  22. (JOINTS) Refers to outer hinge where spine joins the sides of the book. Sometimes referred to as the "gutter".
  23. (Joints) Used to add mobility to doll. See Hinge Joint, Shank Button Joint, Mechanical Disk Joint, Animal Joints, Ball Joint.
  24. (Joints) are used where the moving points meet the fixed rails of the switch. They allow the points to hinge easily between their positions. ...
  25. (Joints) 3D term. Another word for Skeleton