joint, articulation, articulatio(noun)
(anatomy) the point of connection between two bones or elements of a skeleton (especially if it allows motion)
a disreputable place of entertainment
articulation, join, joint, juncture, junction(noun)
the shape or manner in which things come together and a connection is made
a piece of meat roasted or for roasting and of a size for slicing into more than one portion
junction by which parts or objects are joined together
joint, marijuana cigarette, reefer, stick, spliff(adj)
marijuana leaves rolled into a cigarette for smoking
united or combined
"a joint session of Congress"; "joint owners"
affecting or involving two or more
"joint income-tax return"; "joint ownership"
involving both houses of a legislature
"a joint session of Congress"
fit as if by joints
"The boards fit neatly"
provide with a joint
"the carpenter jointed two pieces of wood"
fasten with a joint
separate (meat) at the joint
The point where two components of a structure join, but are still able to rotate.
This rod is free to swing at the joint with the platform.
The point where two components of a structure join rigidly.
The water is leaking out of the joint between the two pipes.
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 wood together so that they interlock.
The dovetail joint, while more difficult to make, is also quite strong.
A cut of meat.
Set the joint in a roasting tin and roast for the calculated cooking time.
A fracture in which the strata are not offset; a geologic joint.
A restaurant, bar, nightclub or similar business.
It was the kind of joint you wouldn't want your boss to see you in.
(always with the) prison
I'm just trying to stay out of the joint.
A marijuana cigarette.
After locking the door and closing the shades, they lit the joint.
To unite by a joint or joints; to fit together; to prepare so as to fit together; as, to joint boards.
Pierced through the yielding planks of jointed wood. - Alexander Pope
To join; to connect; to unite; to combine.
Jointing their force 'gainst Cu00E6sar. - William Shakespeare
To provide with a joint or joints; to articulate.
The fingers are jointed together for motion. - Ray.
To separate the joints; of; to divide at the joint or joints; to disjoint; to cut up into joints, as meat.
To fit as if by joints; to coalesce as joints do; as, the stones joint, neatly.
Done by two or more people or organisations working together.
The play was a joint production between the two companies.
Origin: The (late 13th century) noun is from joint "joint of the body" (12th century), the English adjective (15th century) from Old French jointiz, both from iunctus, the past participle of iungo. See also join, jugular.
the place or part where two things or parts are joined or united; the union of two or more smooth or even surfaces admitting of a close-fitting or junction; junction as, a joint between two pieces of timber; a joint in a pipe
a joining of two things or parts so as to admit of motion; an articulation, whether movable or not; a hinge; as, the knee joint; a node or joint of a stem; a ball and socket joint. See Articulation
the part or space included between two joints, knots, nodes, or articulations; as, a joint of cane or of a grass stem; a joint of the leg
any one of the large pieces of meat, as cut into portions by the butcher for roasting
a plane of fracture, or divisional plane, of a rock transverse to the stratification
the space between the adjacent surfaces of two bodies joined and held together, as by means of cement, mortar, etc.; as, a thin joint
the means whereby the meeting surfaces of pieces in a structure are secured together
joined; united; combined; concerted; as joint action
involving the united activity of two or more; done or produced by two or more working together
united, joined, or sharing with another or with others; not solitary in interest or action; holding in common with an associate, or with associates; acting together; as, joint heir; joint creditor; joint debtor, etc
shared by, or affecting two or more; held in common; as, joint property; a joint bond
to unite by a joint or joints; to fit together; to prepare so as to fit together; as, to joint boards
to join; to connect; to unite; to combine
to provide with a joint or joints; to articulate
to separate the joints; of; to divide at the joint or joints; to disjoint; to cut up into joints, as meat
to fit as if by joints; to coalesce as joints do; as, the stones joint, neatly
Origin: [F., p. p. of joindre. See Join.]
A joint is the location at which two or more bones connect. They are constructed to allow movement and provide mechanical support, and are classified structurally and functionally.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms
Connotes activities, operations, organizations, etc., in which elements of two or more Military Departments participate.
The Foolish Dictionary, by Gideon Wurdz
Either a low limb from the butcher, or a low quarter in town; in either case the lower the tougher.
Habitat, Living Quarters, Apartment, Room in Rooming House, Flat, Abode, Attic Sleeping Room, Basement Quarters, Barroom, Saloon, BierStube, Hangout, 'Over-Eaves' Room, Squalid Habitat.
Your 'joint' leaves much to be desired as a comfortable living space:
British National Corpus
Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'joint' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1619
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'joint' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1928
Rank popularity for the word 'joint' in Nouns Frequency: #2399
Rank popularity for the word 'joint' in Adjectives Frequency: #198
The numerical value of joint in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of joint in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Language ought to be the joint creation of poets and manual workers.
I'm not a good butcher but I've had to learn to carve the joint. People expect a new look.
There is no such thing as the Queen's English. The property has gone into the hands of a joint stock company and we own the bulk of the shares
He not only has plenty of operational and joint experience in Afghanistan, in Iraq and on the Joint staff, but he also has the intellect and vision to feed change throughout the Army.
The fact that we have decided a joint summit - not just a summit of 'the coalition of the willing', but a joint summit of 28 with the Turkish prime minister - I think that is a very strong signal.
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From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- juntura, cau, articulació, porret, conjuntCatalan, Valencian
- kloub, společnýCzech
- Gelenk, Schuppen, Laden, Verbindung, Knast, Joint, gemeinsamer, gemeinschaftlichGerman
- αρμός, άρθρωση, τσιγαριλίκι, μπάφος, στενή, ένωση, κλείδωση, φυλακή, γάρο, κέρατο, συντονισμένος, συνδυασμένος, συλλογικόςGreek
- artiko, kanabcigaredoEsperanto
- coyuntura, bate, juntura, leño, bar, porro, trullo, articulación, canuto, junta, carruco, boliche, pito, cárcel, comunitario, en conjunto, en comúnSpanish
- šarniir, liide, ühineEstonian
- linna, liitoskohta, liitos, nivel, jointti, yhdistää, [[sovittaa]] [[yhteen]], [[tehdä]] [[liitos]], niveltää, liittää, niveltyä, yhteis-, liittyä, sopia yhteen, yhteinenFinnish
- pétard, splif, rotule, jointure, assemblage, violon, gnouf, joint, oinj, bédo, tarpé, articulation, taule, auberge, cabaneFrench
- knierWestern Frisian
- glùnScottish Gaelic
- jóna, marijúanavindlingurIcelandic
- giunto, canna, articolazione, diaclasi, spinelloItalian
- џоинт, зглобMacedonian
- stickie, gewricht, zaak, bak, joint, verbinding, nor, gezamenlijke, gezamenlijkDutch
- złącze, dżoint, staw, joint, skrętPolish
- articulação, baseadoPortuguese
- соединение, сустав, заведение, тюряга, косяк, стык, кутузка, каталажка, шарнир, совместныйRussian
- џоинт, džointSerbo-Croatian
- spoj, kĺbSlovak
- jolle, led, kåken, joint, joppe, hak, sylta, förenad, gemensamSwedish
- з'єднання, суглоб, сумісний, спільнийUkrainian
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