[ US /ˈdʒɔɪnt/ ]
[ UK /d‍ʒˈɔ‍ɪnt/ ]
VERB
  1. fasten with a joint
  2. provide with a joint
    the carpenter jointed two pieces of wood
  3. separate (meat) at the joint
  4. fit as if by joints
    The boards fit neatly
NOUN
  1. a disreputable place of entertainment
  2. marijuana leaves rolled into a cigarette for smoking
  3. (anatomy) the point of connection between two bones or elements of a skeleton (especially if it allows motion)
  4. a piece of meat roasted or for roasting and of a size for slicing into more than one portion
  5. junction by which parts or objects are joined together
  6. the shape or manner in which things come together and a connection is made
ADJECTIVE
  1. affecting or involving two or more
    joint ownership
    joint income-tax return
  2. involving both houses of a legislature
    a joint session of Congress
    a joint session of Congress
  3. united or combined
    a joint session of Congress
    a joint session of Congress
    joint owners
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How To Use joint In A Sentence

  • - PBL Media and ninemsn jointly purchased 35% of 3P the owner of Mathletics, a subscription driven website that has 400K students in Aust + NZ using it. 400K Mathletics X $99 Per Annum = 35% ninemsn.
  • Sjogren's syndrome "targets and destroys over time the exocrine glands responsible for tear production and saliva -- and is characterized by dryness of the mouth and eyes," said Dr. Michael Belmont, an associate professor of medicine in the division of rheumatology at NYU Langone Medical Center and medical director for Hospital for Joint Diseases. Why Sjogren's syndrome caused Williams to quit U.S. open
  • The chancellor has declined to alter the co-determination of company decisions exercised by management and labor jointly.
  • A strategic alliance may take the form of an outright acquisition, minority stake, joint venture or brand franchise.
  • The large bone of the upper arm was splintered to the elbow joint, and the wound bled freely.
  • There had to be very clear indications of joint working.
  • French-headquartered RFID card, ticket and reader provider announced this week that ASK-intTag, a joint venture it established with Wisconsin-based label converter RFID Update
  • What we do have here is a rather queer looking creature with a faceless Charlie Brown head, duck legs, two jointless yet pliable arms, and tentacles.
  • _Phyllocactus_ in having the branches dilated into the form of fleshy leaves, but differ in haying them divided into short truncate leaf-like portions, which are articulated, that is to say, provided with a joint by which they separate spontaneously; the margins are crenate or dentate, and the flowers, which are large and showy, magenta or crimson, appear at the apex of the terminal joints. Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Part 4 "Bulgaria" to "Calgary"
  • Heat the oil in a casserole dish, ideally one that fits the meat snugly (or use a large frying pan and then transfer the joint to a casserole dish).
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