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Definitions of joint

  1. ; jointly.
  2. The place where two or more things join; the point where two bones of the body are joined so as to allow motion; the part included between two joints or two knots; as, a joint in a grass stem; hinge; a large piece of meat cut for roasting.
  3. Produced by the action of two or more; united in or sharing.
  4. To form with, or unite by, joints; cut or divide into joints, as meat.
  5. Articulatio, articulation, the place of union, usually more or less movable, between two or more bones.
  6. Place where two bones are connected; articulation, as knee- joint.
  7. A joining: the place where two or more things join: a knot: a hinge: a seam: the place where two bones are joined: ( cook.) the part of the limb of an animal cut off at the joint.
  8. Joined, united, or combined: shared among more than one.
  9. To unite by joints: to fit closely: to provide with joints: to cut into joints. as an animal.
  10. To fit like joints.
  11. Combined; shared by two or more.
  12. Place where two things are united; movable connection of two bones; hinge.
  13. To unite by a joint.
  14. To form with or unite by joints.
  15. Combined; shared; joined.
  16. A junction, as of two movable bones; place of union; hinge.
  17. A piece of meat, as for roasting.
  18. Shared by two or more; united in the same profession or interest; united; combined; acting in concert.
  19. The part where two or more things join; a joining; a knot; an internode; a juncture of parts which admit of motion; a hinge; the joining of two or more bones; an articulation, as the elbow; one of the limbs of an animal cut up by the butcher; a fissure dividing rock masses into blocks.
  20. To form with joints or articulations; to unite by joints; to cut or divide into joints and quarters; to smooth the edges of boards, so that they may fit close to each other; to fit closely. Out of joint, dislocated. Joint and several, each both independently and jointly. Joint- actions, the joining of several wrongs in one writ.
  21. The part where two or more things or divisions join; a hinge; the limb of an animal prepared by the but cher, as a joint of mutton.
  22. Shared by two or more; having an interest in the same thing; united; acting in concert.
  23. To separate into joints, as meat; to form with joints, or in articulations; to fit perfectly.
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