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joint
top to bottom: end-lap, doweled, and spline joints

joint

 (joint)
n.
1.
a. A place or part at which two or more things are joined.
b. A way in which two or more things are joined: a mortise-and-tenon joint.
2. Anatomy
a. A point of articulation between two or more bones, especially such a connection that allows motion.
b. A point in the exoskeleton of an invertebrate at which movable parts join, as along the leg of an arthropod.
3. Botany An articulation on a fruit or stem, such as the node of a grass stem.
4. Geology A fracture or crack in a rock mass along which no appreciable movement has occurred.
5. A large cut of meat for roasting.
6. Slang
a. A cheap or disreputable gathering place: "The tavern is ... just a joint with Formica tables, a vinyl floor, lights over the mirrors" (Scott Turow).
b. A building or dwelling.
c. A prison. Often used with the.
7. Slang A marijuana cigarette.
8. Vulgar Slang A penis.
adj.
1. Shared by or common to two or more: our joint presence; a joint income-tax return.
2. Sharing with another or others: a joint tenant.
3. Formed or characterized by cooperation or united action: joint military maneuvers.
4. Involving both houses of a legislature: a joint session of Congress.
5. Law Regarded as one, especially with regard to tort liability or interest in property.
6. Mathematics Involving two or more variables.
tr.v. joint·ed, joint·ing, joints
1. To combine or attach with a joint or joints: securely jointed the sides of the drawer.
2. To provide or construct with joints: joint a boom on a crane.
3. To separate (meat) at the joints.
Idiom:
out of joint
1. Dislocated, as a bone.
2. Informal
a. Not harmonious; inconsistent.
b. Out of order; inauspicious or unsatisfactory.
c. In bad spirits or humor; out of sorts.

[Middle English, from Old French, from past participle of joindre, to join; see join.]

joint

(dʒɔɪnt)
n
1. a junction of two or more parts or objects
2. the part or space between two such junctions
3. (Anatomy) anatomy the junction between two or more bones, usually formed of connective tissue and cartilage
4. (Zoology) the point of connection between movable parts in invertebrates, esp insects and other arthropods.
5. (Botany) the part of a plant stem from which a branch or leaf grows
6. (Cookery) one of the parts into which a carcass of meat is cut by the butcher, esp for roasting
7. (Geological Science) geology a crack in a rock along which no displacement has occurred
8. slang
a. a disreputable establishment, such as a bar or nightclub
b. often facetious a dwelling or meeting place
9. slang a cannabis cigarette
10. (Medicine) dislocated
11. out of order or disorganized
12. put someone's nose out of joint See nose19
adj
13. shared by or belonging to two or more: joint property.
14. created by combined effort
15. sharing with others or with one another: joint rulers.
16. (Law) law (of persons) combined in ownership or obligation; regarded as a single entity in law
vb (tr)
17. to provide with or fasten by a joint or joints
18. (Building) to plane the edge of (a board, etc) into the correct shape for a joint
19. (Cookery) to cut or divide (meat, fowl, etc) into joints or at a joint
ˈjointly adv

joint

(dʒɔɪnt)
n.
1. the place at which two things, or separate parts of one thing, are joined or united, either rigidly or so as to permit motion.
2. a connection between pieces of wood, metal, etc., often reinforced with nails, screws, or glue.
3.
a. the place of union between two bones or elements of a skeleton, whether fixed or permitting movement.
b. the mechanical form of such a union: the ball-and-socket joint of the hip; the hinge joint of the elbow.
c. the structural components, as the adjacent bone edges and their attachments.
4. the place of articulation between two parts or segments of an insect, crustacean, or other arthropod.
5. the node of a plant stem where a leaf or branch emerges, esp. when bent at an angle.
6. a large piece of meat, usu. with a bone, esp. a piece suitable for roasting.
7. Slang. a marijuana cigarette.
8. Slang.
a. a cheap or disreputable place of public entertainment.
b. a dwelling or establishment.
c. prison.
9. a fracture plane in crystalline or sedimentary rock, commonly arranged in intersecting sets.
10. Math. node (def. 6).
11. Slang: Usu. Vulgar. penis.
adj.
12. shared by or common to two or more: joint custody.
13. undertaken or produced by two or more in common: a joint effort.
14. sharing or acting in common: joint authorship.
15. joined or associated, as in relation, interest, or action: joint owners.
16. Law. joined together in obligation or ownership.
17. of or pertaining to both branches of a bicameral legislature: a joint session of Congress.
v.t.
18. to unite by a joint.
19. to form or provide with joints.
20. to cut (meat, fowl, etc.) at the joints so as to separate into pieces: to joint a chicken.
21. to prepare (a board or the like) for fitting in a joint, as by truing the edge.
v.i.
22. to fit together by or as if by joints.
Idioms:
out of joint,
a. dislocated, as a bone.
b. in a disordered state.
[1250–1300; Middle English < Old French joint, jointe < Latin junctum, juncta, neuter and feminine of junctus, past participle of jungere to join]
joint′less, adj.
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joint
a human knee joint

joint

(joint)
1. A usually movable body part in which adjacent bones are joined by ligaments and other fibrous tissues.
2. Botany A point on a plant stem from which a leaf or branch grows.

joint

  • fishplate - A type of metal plate used to strengthen a joint (from fish, meaning "mend").
  • seam - Etymologically, a joint made by sewing.
  • ankylosis - Stiffness or immobility in a joint.
  • arthralgia, arthritis - Arthralgia is pain in a joint, from Greek arthron, "joint," which also gives us the word arthritis.

joint

Connotes activities, operations, organizations, etc., in which elements of two or more Military Departments participate.

Joint

 of osteopaths—Mensa.

joint


Past participle: jointed
Gerund: jointing

Imperative
joint
joint
Present
I joint
you joint
he/she/it joints
we joint
you joint
they joint
Preterite
I jointed
you jointed
he/she/it jointed
we jointed
you jointed
they jointed
Present Continuous
I am jointing
you are jointing
he/she/it is jointing
we are jointing
you are jointing
they are jointing
Present Perfect
I have jointed
you have jointed
he/she/it has jointed
we have jointed
you have jointed
they have jointed
Past Continuous
I was jointing
you were jointing
he/she/it was jointing
we were jointing
you were jointing
they were jointing
Past Perfect
I had jointed
you had jointed
he/she/it had jointed
we had jointed
you had jointed
they had jointed
Future
I will joint
you will joint
he/she/it will joint
we will joint
you will joint
they will joint
Future Perfect
I will have jointed
you will have jointed
he/she/it will have jointed
we will have jointed
you will have jointed
they will have jointed
Future Continuous
I will be jointing
you will be jointing
he/she/it will be jointing
we will be jointing
you will be jointing
they will be jointing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been jointing
you have been jointing
he/she/it has been jointing
we have been jointing
you have been jointing
they have been jointing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been jointing
you will have been jointing
he/she/it will have been jointing
we will have been jointing
you will have been jointing
they will have been jointing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been jointing
you had been jointing
he/she/it had been jointing
we had been jointing
you had been jointing
they had been jointing
Conditional
I would joint
you would joint
he/she/it would joint
we would joint
you would joint
they would joint
Past Conditional
I would have jointed
you would have jointed
he/she/it would have jointed
we would have jointed
you would have jointed
they would have jointed

joint


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1. A crack in rock, formed along a line of weakness.
2. A place where two or more bones meet. Bones at a joint may be fixed or they may move against one another.
3. To divide game, meat or poultry into pieces.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.joint - (anatomy) the point of connection between two bones or elements of a skeleton (especially if it allows motion)joint - (anatomy) the point of connection between two bones or elements of a skeleton (especially if it allows motion)
fetlock, fetlock joint - the joint between the cannon bone and the pastern
hock-joint, hock - tarsal joint of the hind leg of hoofed mammals; corresponds to the human ankle
stifle, knee - joint between the femur and tibia in a quadruped; corresponds to the human knee
elbow - the joint of a mammal or bird that corresponds to the human elbow
body part - any part of an organism such as an organ or extremity
hip socket - the socket part of the ball-and-socket joint between the head of the femur and the innominate bone
articular muscle - a muscle that inserts directly onto the capsule of a joint
articulatory system - the system of joints in the body
fibrous joint, sutura, suture - an immovable joint (especially between the bones of the skull)
articulatio synovialis, diarthrosis, synovial joint - a joint so articulated as to move freely
endoskeleton - the internal skeleton; bony and cartilaginous structure (especially of vertebrates)
anatomy, general anatomy - the branch of morphology that deals with the structure of animals
2.joint - a disreputable place of entertainment
jook house, jook joint, juke, juke house, juke joint, jook - a small roadside establishment in the southeastern United States where you can eat and drink and dance to music provided by a jukebox
spot - a business establishment for entertainment; "night spot"
3.joint - the shape or manner in which things come together and a connection is madejoint - the shape or manner in which things come together and a connection is made
esophagogastric junction, oesophagogastric junction - the junction between the esophagus and the stomach epithelium
connexion, link, connection - a connecting shape
4.joint - a piece of meat roasted or for roasting and of a size for slicing into more than one portionjoint - a piece of meat roasted or for roasting and of a size for slicing into more than one portion
cut of meat, cut - a piece of meat that has been cut from an animal carcass
blade roast - a roast cut from the blade
pot roast - cut of beef suitable for simmering in liquid in a closed pot
rib roast, standing rib roast - a cut of meat (beef or venison) including more than one rib and the meat located along the outside of the ribs
top round - roast cut from the round; usually suitable for roasting
rump roast - a cut of beef or veal from the fleshy hindquarters of the animal
beef roast, roast beef - cut of beef suitable for roasting
roast veal, veal roast - cut of veal suitable for roasting
lamb roast, roast lamb - a cut of lamb suitable for roasting
pork roast, roast pork - cut of pork suitable for roasting
5.joint - junction by which parts or objects are joined together
ball-and-socket joint - a joint that can rotate within a socket
butt joint, butt - a joint made by fastening ends together without overlapping
flexible joint, hinge - a joint that holds two parts together so that one can swing relative to the other
junction, conjunction - something that joins or connects
hinge joint, knuckle joint - a joint allowing movement in one plane only
lap joint, splice - joint made by overlapping two ends and joining them together
miter, miter joint, mitre, mitre joint - joint that forms a corner; usually both sides are bevelled at a 45-degree angle to form a 90-degree corner
mortise-and-tenon joint, mortise joint - a joint made by inserting tenon on one piece into mortise holes in the other
rabbet joint - a joint formed by fitting together two rabbeted boards
scarf joint, scarf - a joint made by notching the ends of two pieces of timber or metal so that they will lock together end-to-end
seam - joint consisting of a line formed by joining two pieces
toggle joint - a joint made by two arms attached by a pivot; used to apply pressure at the two ends by straightening the joint
weld - a metal joint formed by softening with heat and fusing or hammering together
6.joint - marijuana leaves rolled into a cigarette for smokingjoint - marijuana leaves rolled into a cigarette for smoking
cannabis, ganja, marihuana, marijuana - the most commonly used illicit drug; considered a soft drug, it consists of the dried leaves of the hemp plant; smoked or chewed for euphoric effect
cigaret, cigarette, coffin nail, fag, butt - finely ground tobacco wrapped in paper; for smoking
Verb1.joint - fit as if by joints; "The boards fit neatly"
fit, go - be the right size or shape; fit correctly or as desired; "This piece won't fit into the puzzle"
2.joint - provide with a jointjoint - provide with a joint; "the carpenter jointed two pieces of wood"
carpentry, woodworking, woodwork - the craft of a carpenter: making things out of wood
furnish, provide, supply, render - give something useful or necessary to; "We provided the room with an electrical heater"
3.joint - fasten with a joint
fasten, fix, secure - cause to be firmly attached; "fasten the lock onto the door"; "she fixed her gaze on the man"
4.joint - separate (meat) at the joint
disunite, separate, part, divide - force, take, or pull apart; "He separated the fighting children"; "Moses parted the Red Sea"
Adj.1.joint - united or combined; "a joint session of Congress"; "joint owners"
collective - forming a whole or aggregate
common - belonging to or participated in by a community as a whole; public; "for the common good"; "common lands are set aside for use by all members of a community"
integrated - not segregated; designated as available to all races or groups; "integrated schools"
shared - have in common; held or experienced in common; "two shared valence electrons forming a bond between adjacent nuclei"; "a shared interest in philately"
united - characterized by unity; being or joined into a single entity; "presented a united front"
separate - independent; not united or joint; "a problem consisting of two separate issues"; "they went their separate ways"; "formed a separate church"
2.joint - affecting or involving two or more; "joint income-tax return"; "joint ownership"
shared - have in common; held or experienced in common; "two shared valence electrons forming a bond between adjacent nuclei"; "a shared interest in philately"
3.joint - involving both houses of a legislature; "a joint session of Congress"
many-sided, multilateral - having many parts or sides

joint

adjective
1. shared, mutual, collective, communal, united, joined, allied, combined, corporate, concerted, consolidated, cooperative, reciprocal, collaborative They came to a joint decision as to where they would live.
noun
1. junction, union, link, connection, knot, brace, bracket, seam, hinge, weld, linkage, intersection, node, articulation, nexus Cut the stem just below a leaf joint.
2. (Informal) place, bar, restaurant, establishment, dive (informal), nightclub, club I took him to the best 24-hour pizza joint in New York.
3. (Informal) spliff, reefer (informal), marijuana cigarette, cannabis cigarette She rolled a joint and handed it to me.
Related words
adjective articular

joint

noun
1. A point or position at which two or more things are joined:
2. Slang. A disreputable or run-down bar or restaurant:
Slang: dive, honky-tonk.
3. Slang. A place for the confinement of persons in lawful detention:
Informal: lockup, pen.
Chiefly Regional: calaboose.
adjective
Belonging to, shared by, or applicable to all alike:
Translations
لَحْمِة الفَخْذمُتَّحِدمُشْتَرَكمُشْتَرِكٌمَفْصَل
společnýkloubkýtapečeněrozčtvrtit
fællesledstegsammenføjningforenet
liideühine
yhteis-liitoslinnanivelpaisti
butdžointspojzajednički
marihuánás cigarettaspangli
bútakjötstykkiliîamótsameiginlegursameinaîur
共同の継ぎ目骨付き肉
공동의굽기에 적합한 고기 토막접합 부문
išnarintasjungtinismėsos gabalasper sąnarius lankstomassąnarys
apvienotsgurna gabalskopējskopīgslocītava
kíbspoj
sklepskupenstik
ledsteksyltaförenadhak
เนื้อที่ใช้สำหรับอบรอยต่อสัมพันธ์กัน
chungkhớp nốisúc thịt

joint

[dʒɔɪnt]
A. ADJ [work, declaration, consultation] (between two parties) → conjunto; (more than two) → colectivo; [agreement] → mutuo; [decision] → de común acuerdo; [responsibility] → compartido; [committee] → mixto
B. N
1. (Tech) (in metal) → juntura f, junta f; (in wood) → ensambladura f; (= hinge) → bisagra f
2. [of meat] → cuarto m
we had a joint of lamb for lunchcomimos asado de cordero
3. (Anat) → articulación f, coyuntura f
to be out of joint [bone] → estar descoyuntado, estar dislocado (fig) → estar fuera de quicio
to put a bone out of jointdislocar un hueso
to put sb's nose out of joint (fig) → bajar los humos a algn
to throw sb's plans out of jointestropear los planes a algn
4. (= place) → garito m
5. (= cigarette containing cannabis) → porro m, canuto m
6. (Bot) → nudo m
C. VT
1. (Culin) → despiezar, cortar en trozos
2. (= join) [+ parts] → juntar, unir; [+ wood, pipes] → ensamblar
D. CPD joint account Ncuenta f conjunta
joint author Ncoautor(a) m/f
joint communiqué Ncomunicado m conjunto
joint consultations NPLconsultas fpl bilaterales
joint heir Ncoheredero/a m/f
joint interest N (Comm) → coparticipación f
joint liability N (Comm) → responsabilidad f solidaria
joint owners NPLcopropietarios mpl
joint ownership Ncopropiedad f
joint partner Ncopartícipe mf
joint stock Nfondo m social
joint stock bank Nbanco m comercial
joint stock company Nsociedad f anónima
joint venture Nempresa f conjunta

joint

[ˈdʒɔɪnt]
n
(in body)articulation f
to be out of joint (fig) (= discordant) → être de travers
to put sb's nose out of joint → dépiter qn
(in pipe, gutter)jointure f; (in wooden article)jointure f
(British) [meat] → rôti m
(= cannabis cigarette) → joint m
(= place) → boîte f
adj
[effort, decision] → commun(e); [owner] → en copropriété
joint responsibility → coresponsabilité f
[committee] → mixte, paritaire
vt (British) (= divide into pieces) [+ chicken] → découperjoint account ncompte m jointjoint honours n (British)licence f préparée dans deux matières (ayant le même coefficient)

joint

n
(Anat, tool, in armour etc) → Gelenk nt; ankle jointKnöchel m; knee jointKniegelenk nt; joint painsGelenkschmerzen pl; he’s a bit stiff in the joints (inf)er ist ein bisschen steif (in den Knochen); the times are out of joint (fig liter)die Zeit or Welt ist aus den Fugen ? nose
(= join) (in woodwork) → Fuge f; (in pipe etc) → Verbindung(sstelle) f; (welded etc) → Naht(stelle) f; (= junction piece)Verbindungsstück nt
(Brit Cook) → Braten m; a joint of beefein Rindsbraten m
(inf) (= place)Laden m (inf); (for gambling) → Spielhölle f
(inf: of marijuana) → Joint m (inf)
vt
(Cook) → (in Stücke) zerlegen or zerteilen
boards, pipes etcverbinden
adj attrgemeinsam; (in connection with possessions also) → gemeinschaftlich; (= total, combined) influence, strengthvereint; he finished joint second or in joint second place (Brit) → er belegte gemeinsam mit einem anderen den zweiten Platz; joint actiongemeinsame Aktion, Gemeinschaftsaktion f; joint committeegemeinsamer or gemischter Ausschuss; it was a joint effortdas ist in Gemeinschaftsarbeit entstanden; it took the joint efforts of six strong men to move ites waren die vereinten Anstrengungen or Kräfte von sechs starken Männern nötig, um es von der Stelle zu bewegen

joint

:
joint custody
n (Jur) → gemeinsames Sorgerecht (getrennt lebender Eltern)
joint debt

joint

:
joint owner
nMitbesitzer(in) m(f)
joint ownership
nMiteigentum nt, → Mitbesitz m
joint partner
nTeilhaber(in) m(f)
joint plaintiff
nNebenkläger(in) m(f); jointsgemeinsame Kläger pl
joint production
n (TV, Film) → Koproduktion f
joint resolution
n (US Pol) → gemeinsamer Beschluss (beider gesetzgebender Versammlungen)
joint stock
nAktienkapital nt
joint stock bank
n˜ Aktienbank f
joint stock company

joint

[dʒɔɪnt]
1. adj (action, effort, work) → comune; (responsibility) → collettivo/a; (committee) → misto/a
joint authors → coautori/trici
to make a joint declaration on sth → rilasciare una dichiarazione congiunta su qc
2. n
a. (Anat) → articolazione f, giuntura
out of joint → slogato/a
to put sb's nose out of joint (fig) (fam) → far indispettire qn
b. (join) → giuntura, giunto
c. (Brit) (of meat) → pezzo di carne; (cooked) → arrosto (al forno)
d. (fam) (place) (esp Am) → locale m
e. (fam) (cannabis cigarette) → spinello
3. vt (chicken) → tagliare a pezzi

joint

(dʒoint) noun
1. the place where two or more things join. The plumber tightened up all the joints in the pipes.
2. a part of the body where two bones meet but are able to move in the manner of eg a hinge. The shoulders, elbows, wrists, hips, knees and ankles are joints.
3. a piece of meat for cooking containing a bone. A leg of mutton is a fairly large joint.
adjective
1. united; done together. the joint efforts of the whole team.
2. shared by, or belonging to, two or more. She and her husband have a joint bank account.
verb
to divide (an animal etc for cooking) at the, or into, joints. Joint the chicken before cooking it.
ˈjointed adjective
1. having (especially movable) joints. a jointed doll.
2. (of an animal etc for cooking) divided into joints or pieces. a jointed chicken.
ˈjointly adverb
together. They worked jointly on this book.
out of joint
(of a limb etc) not in the correct place; dislocated. He put his shoulder out of joint when he moved the wardrobe.

see also join.

joint

قِطْعَةٌ كَبِيرَةٌ مِنَ الَلَّحْمِ لِلطَبْخِ فِي الفُرْنِ, مُشْتَرِكٌ, وَصْلَةٌ pečeně, spojka, společný fælles, led, steg Bratenstück, gemeinsam, Verbindungsstelle αρμός, ενιαίος, κότσι conjunto, junta, trozo de carne liitos, paisti, yhteis- articulation, conjoint, rôti but, spoj, zajednički congiunto, congiunzione, taglio di carne 共同の, 継ぎ目, 骨付き肉 공동의, 굽기에 적합한 고기 토막, 접합 부문 braadstuk, gezamenlijk, verbinding felles, sammenføyning, stek połączenie, schab, wspólny em conjunto, junção, pedaço de carne мясной отруб, совместный, сочленение förenad, led, stek เนื้อที่ใช้สำหรับอบ, รอยต่อ, สัมพันธ์กัน bağlantı, kemikli et, ortak chung, khớp nối, súc thịt 共同的, 大块肉, 接合处

joint

n. articulación, coyuntura, punto de unión entre dos huesos;
arthrodial ___-artrodia, que permite un movimiento de deslizamiento;
ball-and-socket ______ esferoidea, que permite movimientos en varias direcciones;
hip ______ de la cadera;
___ efussionderrame articular;
___ inflammationarthritis;
___ freely movable___ con facilidad de movimento, diartrosis;
___ fluidlíquido sinovial;
___ painartralgia;
___ replacementartroplastia;
knee ______ de la rodilla;
sacroiliac ______ sacroilíaca;
shoulder ______ del hombro.

joint

adj articular; — pain dolor m articular or de las articulaciones; n articulación f, coyuntura (fam); (fam, marijuana cigarette) cigarrillo de marihuana, porro (fam); knee (ankle, etc.) — articulación de la rodilla (tobillo, etc.)
References in classic literature ?
The light rendered every limb and joint discernible, and Duncan turned away in horror when he saw they were writhing in irrepressible agony.
Let us behold, in poor Hepzibah, the immemorial, lady--two hundred years old, on this side of the water, and thrice as many on the other, --with her antique portraits, pedigrees, coats of arms, records and traditions, and her claim, as joint heiress, to that princely territory at the eastward, no longer a wilderness, but a populous fertility,--born, too, in Pyncheon Street, under the Pyncheon Elm, and in the Pyncheon House, where she has spent all her days, --reduced.
There dwelt, there trode, the feet of one with whom she deemed herself connected in a union that, unrecognised on earth, would bring them together before the bar of final judgment, and make that their marriage-altar, for a joint futurity of endless retribution.
Miles, before he sat down, stood a moment with his hands in his pockets and looked at the joint, on which he seemed on the point of passing some humorous judgment.
the perpendicular parts of this side ladder, as is usually the case with swinging ones, were of cloth-covered rope, only the rounds were of wood, so that at every step there was a joint.
He laid me out with a crusher alongside the head that made everything crack, and seemed to spring every joint in my skull and made it overlap its neighbor.
I put on the sun-bonnet and tied it under my chin, and then for a body to look in and see my face was like looking down a joint of stove- pipe.
Campbell; quite depend upon it; nothing can be more kind or pressing than their joint invitation, Jane says, as you will hear presently; Mr.
The latter, though unable to speak, seemed to feel all the tenderness of this behaviour, and after some time thus spent in joint affliction, she put all the letters into Elinor's hands; and then covering her face with her handkerchief, almost screamed with agony.
I'm acting generously to your master: his young chit has no expectations, and should she second my wishes she'll be provided for at once as joint successor with Linton.
Every rib could be counted and every joint of the spine, though Mistress Mary did not count them as she bent over and examined them with a solemn savage little face.
Can I separate my father's twin-brother, joint inheritor, and next successor, from himself?