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    joint - Dictionary definition and meaning for word joint

    Definition
    (noun) (anatomy) the point of connection between two bones or elements of a skeleton (especially if it allows motion)
    Synonyms : articulatio , articulation
    Definition
    (noun) a disreputable place of entertainment Definition
    (noun) the shape or manner in which things come together and a connection is made
    Synonyms : articulation , join , junction , juncture
    Definition
    (noun) a piece of meat roasted or for roasting and of a size for slicing into more than one portion
    Synonyms : roast
    Definition
    (noun) junction by which parts or objects are joined together Definition
    (noun) marijuana leaves rolled into a cigarette for smoking Definition
    (verb) fit as if by joints
    Example Sentence
    • The boards fit neatly
    Definition
    (verb) provide with a joint
    Synonyms : articulate
    Example Sentence
    • the carpenter jointed two pieces of wood
    Definition
    (verb) fasten with a joint Definition
    (verb) separate (meat) at the joint Definition
    (adj) united or combined
    Example Sentence
    • a joint session of Congress
    • joint owners
    Definition
    (adj) affecting or involving two or more
    Example Sentence
    • joint income-tax return
    • joint ownership
    Definition
    (adj) involving both houses of a legislature
    Example Sentence
    • a joint session of Congress
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