What does jointer mean?

Definitions for jointerˈdʒɔɪn tər

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. jointer, jointer plane, jointing plane, long plane(noun)

    a long carpenter's plane used to shape the edges of boards so they will fit together


  1. jointer(Noun)

    One that joints.

  2. jointer(Noun)

    Any of various tools used to construct or finish joints, especially:

  3. jointer(Noun)

    An equivalent machine, notably used to produce a flat surface on boards

Webster Dictionary

  1. Jointer(noun)

    one who, or that which, joints

  2. Jointer(noun)

    a plane for smoothing the surfaces of pieces which are to be accurately joined

  3. Jointer(noun)

    the longest plane used by a joiner

  4. Jointer(noun)

    a long stationary plane, for plaining the edges of barrel staves

  5. Jointer(noun)

    a bent piece of iron inserted to strengthen the joints of a wall

  6. Jointer(noun)

    a tool for pointing the joints in brickwork


  1. Jointer

    A jointer is a woodworking machine used to produce a flat surface along a board's length. The jointer derives its name from its primary function of producing flat edges on boards prior to joining them edge-to-edge to produce wider boards. The use of this term probably arises from the name of a type of hand plane, the jointer plane, which is also used primarily for this purpose.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of jointer in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of jointer in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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