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joist

 (joist)
n.
Any of the wood, steel, or concrete beams set parallel from wall to wall or across or abutting girders to support a floor or ceiling.
tr.v. joist·ed, joist·ing, joists
To construct with joists.

[Middle English giste, joiste, from Old French giste, from feminine past participle of gesir, to lie, lie down, from Latin iacēre; see yē- in Indo-European roots.]

joist

(dʒɔɪst)
n
(Building) a beam made of timber, steel, or reinforced concrete, used in the construction of floors, roofs, etc. See also rolled-steel joist
vb
(Building) (tr) to construct (a floor, roof, etc) with joists
[C14: from Old French giste beam supporting a bridge, from Vulgar Latin jacitum (unattested) support, from jacēre to lie]

joist

(dʒɔɪst)

n.
one of a number of small parallel beams of timber, steel, or reinforced concrete that support a floor or ceiling.
[1325–75; Middle English giste < Old French, n. derivative of gesir to lie « Latin jacēre]

joist


Past participle: joisted
Gerund: joisting

Imperative
joist
joist
Present
I joist
you joist
he/she/it joists
we joist
you joist
they joist
Preterite
I joisted
you joisted
he/she/it joisted
we joisted
you joisted
they joisted
Present Continuous
I am joisting
you are joisting
he/she/it is joisting
we are joisting
you are joisting
they are joisting
Present Perfect
I have joisted
you have joisted
he/she/it has joisted
we have joisted
you have joisted
they have joisted
Past Continuous
I was joisting
you were joisting
he/she/it was joisting
we were joisting
you were joisting
they were joisting
Past Perfect
I had joisted
you had joisted
he/she/it had joisted
we had joisted
you had joisted
they had joisted
Future
I will joist
you will joist
he/she/it will joist
we will joist
you will joist
they will joist
Future Perfect
I will have joisted
you will have joisted
he/she/it will have joisted
we will have joisted
you will have joisted
they will have joisted
Future Continuous
I will be joisting
you will be joisting
he/she/it will be joisting
we will be joisting
you will be joisting
they will be joisting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been joisting
you have been joisting
he/she/it has been joisting
we have been joisting
you have been joisting
they have been joisting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been joisting
you will have been joisting
he/she/it will have been joisting
we will have been joisting
you will have been joisting
they will have been joisting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been joisting
you had been joisting
he/she/it had been joisting
we had been joisting
you had been joisting
they had been joisting
Conditional
I would joist
you would joist
he/she/it would joist
we would joist
you would joist
they would joist
Past Conditional
I would have joisted
you would have joisted
he/she/it would have joisted
we would have joisted
you would have joisted
they would have joisted
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.joist - beam used to support floors or roofsjoist - beam used to support floors or roofs
beam - long thick piece of wood or metal or concrete, etc., used in construction
floor joist - joist that supports a floor
trimmer joist, trimmer - joist that receives the end of a header in floor or roof framing in order to leave an opening for a staircase or chimney etc.
Translations

joist

[dʒɔɪst] Nviga f, vigueta f

joist

[ˈdʒɔɪst] nsolive f

joist

nBalken m; (of metal, concrete)Träger m

joist

[dʒɔɪst] ntrave f
References in classic literature ?
I look to see some handsome joisting," said Don Pedro, who rode with the King of Majorca upon the right of the prince, while Chandos was on the left.