To combine more than one item into one; to put together.
To come together; to meet.
* (William Shakespeare) (1564-1616)
To come into the company of.
- Nature and fortune joined to make thee great.
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, passage=No matter how early I came down, I would find him on the veranda, smoking cigarettes, or otherwise his man would be there with a message to say that his master would shortly join
me if I would kindly wait.}}
To become a member of.
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The Mirror and the Lamp
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(computing, databases, transitive) To produce an intersection of data in two or more database tables.
To unite in marriage.
* (John Wycliffe) (1320-1384)
* Bible, (w) xix. 6
- he that joineth his virgin in matrimony
(obsolete, rare) To enjoin upon; to command.
* (William Tyndale) (1494-1536)
- What, therefore, God hath joined together, let not man put asunder.
To accept, or engage in, as a contest.
- They join them penance, as they call it.
* (to combine more than one item into one) bewed, connect, fay, unite
An intersection of piping or wiring; an interconnect.
(computing, databases) An intersection of data in two or more database tables.
(algebra) The lowest upper bound, an operation between pairs of elements in a lattice, denoted by the symbol .
* (lowest upper bound) meet
* cross join
* explicit join
* implicit join
* inner join
* left join
* natural join
* outer join
* right join
* theta join
Done by two or more people or organisations working together.
- The play was a joint production between the two companies.
- A joint burden laid upon us all.
* joint effort
* joint venture
* joint-stock company
* joint will
The point where two components of a structure join, but are still able to rotate.
The point where two components of a structure join rigidly.
- This rod is free to swing at the joint with the platform.
(anatomy) Any part of the body where two bones join, in most cases allowing that part of the body to be bent or straightened.
The means of securing together the meeting surfaces of components of a structure.
- The water is leaking out of the joint between the two pipes.
A cut of meat.
- The dovetail joint , while more difficult to make, is also quite strong.
The part or space included between two joints, knots, nodes, or articulations.
- Set the joint in a roasting tin and roast for the calculated cooking time.
(geology) A fracture in which the strata are not offset; a geologic joint.
A restaurant, bar, nightclub or similar business.
- a joint''' of cane or of a grass stem; a '''joint of the leg
(slang) (always with "the" ) prison
- It was the kind of joint you wouldn't want your boss to see you in.
(slang) A marijuana cigarette.
- I'm just trying to stay out of the joint .
- After locking the door and closing the shades, they lit the joint .
* hinge, pivot
* (marijuana cigarette) See also
* case the joint
* dovetail joint
* flexible joint
* miter joint
* out of joint
* rigid joint
* universal joint
* control joint
* butt joint
To unite by a joint or joints; to fit together; to prepare so as to fit together
* (rfdate), (Alexander Pope)
- to joint' boards, a ' jointing plane
To join; to connect; to unite; to combine.
* (rfdate), (William Shakespeare)
- Pierced through the yielding planks of jointed wood.
To provide with a joint or joints; to articulate.
* (rfdate) (Ray)
- Jointing their force 'gainst Caesar.
To separate the joints; of; to divide at the joint or joints; to disjoint; to cut up into joints, as meat.
* (rfdate) (Dryden)
- The fingers are jointed together for motion.
* (rfdate) (Holland)
- He joints the neck.
To fit as if by joints; to coalesce as joints do.
- Quartering, jointing , seething, and roasting.
- the stones joint , neatly.