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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.


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


(ˈdʒɔɪn tər)

1. a person or thing that joints.
2. a tool or machine used in making joints.
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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Managing director John Smith said the company expected to recruit about eight skilled operatives and three project managers over the next 12 months with roles for skilled labourers, jointers and qualified high voltage electrical engineers.
A total of 9,271 steel fixers, 9,431 painters, 87,298 labourers, 12,939 technicians, 5,209 mechanics and 336 cable jointers, 33,655 drivers and 3,643 operators also proceeded abroad for employment.
Meanwhile, late jointers Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and Slovakia have recorded the highest degree of convergence among the EU countries, the ECB added.
Dependable, yet often overlooked, machines such as shapers, jointers and planers are among the workhorses of the woodshop.
The workers, including linesman, jointers, drivers and craft persons, do essential jobs to maintain and repair electricity networks.
At its Alabama facility, the process utilizes two Weinig CNC stave jointers, as well as Weinig P2400 planers.
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Positions are available for LV/HV cable jointers and powerlinemen, HV relay technicians and heavy current electrical craftsmen.
Woodworkers and craftsman in need of new or pre-owned machines and equipment can utilize the new directory to find qualified dealers and distributors of bandsaws, miter saws & accessories, sanders, shapers, routers, jointers, bases & stands, vises & other workholding equipment, planers, table saws, dust collectors, cordless drills, sandpapers, glues, and other products for woodworking applications.
A total of 80 people were recruited, including office staff, electricians and cable jointers, and the company has recently invested in a fleet of 27 new vans.