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Definitions for jointer
ˈdʒɔɪn tərjoin·t·er

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. jointer, jointer plane, jointing plane, long planenoun

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


  1. jointernoun

    One that joints.

  2. jointernoun

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

  3. jointernoun

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


  1. Jointer

    A jointer or in some configurations, a jointer-planer (also known in the UK and Australia as a planer or surface planer, and sometimes also as a buzzer or flat top) is a woodworking machine used to produce a flat surface along a board's length. As a jointer, the machine operates on the narrow edge of boards, preparing them for use as butt joint or gluing into panels. A planer-jointer setup has the width that enables smoothing ('surface planing') and leveling the faces (widths) of boards small enough to fit the tables.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Jointernoun

    one who, or that which, joints

  2. Jointernoun

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

  3. Jointernoun

    the longest plane used by a joiner

  4. Jointernoun

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

  5. Jointernoun

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

  6. Jointernoun

    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.

Editors Contribution

  1. jointer

    one that joints especially: any of various tool used in preparing wood(as for a joint)

    Submitted by cathi_b on June 9, 2020  

Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Jointer is ranked #54530 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Jointer surname appeared 378 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Jointer.

    94.4% or 357 total occurrences were Black.
    3.9% or 15 total occurrences were White.
    1.3% or 5 total occurrences were of two or more races.

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  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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