- a point at which parts of an artificial structure are joined；a break or fracture in a mass of rock, with no relative displacement of the parts.
- shared, held, or made by two or more people, parties, or organizations together；sharing in a position, achievement, or activity
- provide or fasten (something) with joints.；fill up the joints of (masonry or brickwork) with mortar; point.
verb: joint, 3rd person present: joints, gerund or present participle: jointing, past tense: jointed, past participle: jointed
noun: joint, plural noun: joints
- 1. a point at which parts of an artificial structure are joined seal the joint between the roof and the house wall 同義詞
- ▪ a break or fracture in a mass of rock, with no relative displacement of the parts.
- ▪ a piece of flexible material forming the hinge of a book cover.
- 2. a structure in the human or animal body at which two parts of the skeleton are fitted together she suffers from stiff joints and finds bending difficult 同義詞
- ▪ each of the distinct sections of a body or limb between the places at which they are connected the top two joints of his index finger
- ▪ British a large piece of meat cooked whole or ready for cooking a joint of ham
- ▪ the part of a stem of a plant from which a leaf or branch grows cut just below a leaf joint
- ▪ a section of a plant stem between two joints; an internode.
- 3. informal an establishment of a specified kind, especially one where people meet for eating, drinking, or entertainment a burger joint 同義詞
- ▪ North American prison.
- 4. informal a marijuana cigarette he rolled a joint 同義詞
- 5. US informal a piece of creative work, especially a musical recording listen to one of his joints nowadays and you don't even need to see the production credit
- 1. shared, held, or made by two or more people, parties, or organizations together the companies issued a joint statement a joint session of Congress
- ▪ sharing in a position, achievement, or activity a joint winner
- ▪ applied or regarded together.
- 1. provide or fasten (something) with joints.
- ▪ fill up the joints of (masonry or brickwork) with mortar; point.
- ▪ prepare (a board) for being joined to another by planing its edge.
- 2. cut (the body of an animal) into joints use a sharp knife to joint the bird