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adj 1: united or combined; “a joint session of Congress”
2: affecting or involving two or more; “joint income-tax
; “joint ownership”
3: involving both houses of a legislature; “a joint session of
n 1: (anatomy) the point of connection between two bones or
elements of a skeleton (especially if the articulation
allows motion) [syn: articulation
2: a disreputable place of entertainment
3: the shape or manner in which things come together and a
connection is made [syn: articulation
4: a piece of meat roasted or for roasting and of a size for
slicing into more than one portion [syn: roast
5: junction by which parts or objects are joined together
6: marijuana leaves rolled into a cigarette for smoking [syn: marijuana cigarette
v 1: fit as if by joints; “The boards fit neatly”
2: provide with a joint; “the carpenter jointed two pieces of
3: fasten with a joint
4: separate (meat) at the joint
English → English
(joint), n. [F. joint, fr. joindre, p. p. joint.
1. 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.
2. 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
A scaly gauntlet now, with joints of steel,
Must glove this hand. --Shak.
To tear thee joint by joint. --Milton.
3. 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.
4. Any one of the large pieces of meat, as cut into portions
by the butcher for roasting.
5. (Geol.) A plane of fracture, or divisional plane, of a
rock transverse to the stratification.
6. (Arch.) The space between the adjacent surfaces of two
bodies joined and held together, as by means of cement,
mortar, etc.; as, a thin joint.
7. The means whereby the meeting surfaces of pieces in a
structure are secured together.
a notch.] A projecting or retreating part in
something; any irregularity of line or surface, as in a
wall. [Now Chiefly U. S.]
[Webster 1913 Suppl.]
9. (Theaters) A narrow piece of scenery used to join together
two flats or wings of an interior setting.
[Webster 1913 Suppl.]
10. a disreputable establishment, or a place of low resort,
as for smoking opium; -- also used for a commercial
establishment, implying a less than impeccable
reputation, but often in jest; as, talking about a
high-class joint is an oxymoron. [Slang]
[Webster 1913 Suppl. +PJC]
11. a marijuana cigarette. [Slang]
12. prison; -- used with “the”
. [Slang] “ he spent five
years in the joint.”
(Masonry), the mortar joint between two
courses of bricks or stones.
, Miter joint
, Universal joint
, etc. See
, a bolt for fastening two pieces, as of wood,
one endwise to the other, having a nut embedded in one of
(Railroad), the chair that supports the ends of
, a universal joint for coupling shafting.
See under Universal
, a hinge having long leaves; a strap hinge.
, a re["e]nforce at a joint, to sustain the
parts in their true relation.
(a) A stool consisting of jointed parts; a folding stool.
(b) A block for supporting the end of a piece at a joint;
a joint chair.
Out of joint
, out of place; dislocated, as when the head of
a bone slips from its socket; hence, not working well
together; disordered. “The time is out of joint.”
(joint), a. [F., p. p. of joindre. See Join
1. Joined; united; combined; concerted; as, joint action.
2. Involving the united activity of two or more; done or
produced by two or more working together.
I read this joint effusion twice over. --T. Hook.
3. 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; a joint bank account; joint
debtor, etc. “Joint tenants of the world.”
4. Shared by, or affecting two or more; held in common; as,
joint property; a joint bond.
A joint burden laid upon us all. --Shak.
(Parliamentary Practice), a committee
composed of members of the two houses of a legislative
body, for the appointment of which concurrent resolutions
of the two houses are necessary. --Cushing.
, or Joint session
, the meeting or session
of two distinct bodies as one; as, a joint meeting of
committees representing different corporations; a joint
session of both branches of a State legislature to chose a
United States senator. “Such joint meeting shall not be
dissolved until the electoral votes are all counted and
the result declared.”
--Joint Rules of Congress, U. S.
(Parliamentary Practice), a resolution
adopted concurrently by the two branches of a legislative
body. “By the constitution of the United States and the
rules of the two houses, no absolute distinction is made
between bills and joint resolutions.”
(Parliamentary Practice), a rule of proceeding
adopted by the concurrent action of both branches of a
legislative assembly. “Resolved, by the House of
Representatives (the Senate concurring), that the
sixteenth and seventeenth joint rules be suspended for the
remainder of the session.”
--Journal H. of R., U. S.
Joint and several
(Law), a phrase signifying that the debt,
credit, obligation, etc., to which it is applied is held
in such a way that the parties in interest are engaged
both together and individually thus a joint and several
debt is one for which all the debtors may be sued together
or either of them individually; used especially in the
phrase joint and several liability.
, stock held in company.
(Law), a species of partnership,
consisting generally of a large number of members, having
a capital divided, or agreed to be divided, into shares,
the shares owned by any member being usually transferable
without the consent of the rest.
(Law), a tenure by two or more persons of
estate by unity of interest, title, time, and possession,
under which the survivor takes the whole. --Blackstone.
(Law), one who holds an estate by joint
tenancy. Contrassted with tenant in common
, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Jointed
; p. pr. & vb. n.
1. 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.
2. To join; to connect; to unite; to combine.
Jointing their force 'gainst C[ae]sar. --Shak.
3. To provide with a joint or joints; to articulate.
The fingers are jointed together for motion. --Ray.
4. To separate the joints; of; to divide at the joint or
joints; to disjoint; to cut up into joints, as meat. “He
joints the neck.”
Quartering, jointing, seething, and roasting.
, v. i.
To fit as if by joints; to coalesce as joints do; as, the
stones joint, neatly.