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1. A machine or tool used in making joints.
2. A tool used to cut grooves indicating the joints in concrete.
3. A triangular attachment to a plow used in covering trash or refuse.
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1. (Building) a tool for pointing mortar joints, as in brickwork
2. (Building) Also called: jointing plane a long plane for shaping the edges of planks so that they can be fitted together
3. a person or thing that makes joints
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(ˈdʒɔɪn tər)

1. a person or thing that joints.
2. a tool or machine used in making joints.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.jointer - a long carpenter's plane used to shape the edges of boards so they will fit togetherjointer - a long carpenter's plane used to shape the edges of boards so they will fit together
carpenter's plane, woodworking plane, plane - a carpenter's hand tool with an adjustable blade for smoothing or shaping wood; "the cabinetmaker used a plane for the finish work"
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