Joint vs Rejoint - What's the difference?

joint | rejoint |


As a noun joint

is marijuana cigarette; joint.

As a verb rejoint is

to reunite the joints of; to joint anew.

joint

English

(wikipedia joint)

Adjective

(-)
  • Done by two or more people or organisations working together.
  • The play was a joint production between the two companies.
  • * Shakespeare
  • A joint burden laid upon us all.

    Derived terms

    * joint effort * joint venture * joint-stock company * joint will

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • The point where two components of a structure join, but are still able to rotate.
  • This rod is free to swing at the joint with the platform.
  • The point where two components of a structure join rigidly.
  • The water is leaking out of the joint between the two pipes.
  • (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 dovetail joint , while more difficult to make, is also quite strong.
  • A cut of meat.
  • Set the joint in a roasting tin and roast for the calculated cooking time.
  • The part or space included between two joints, knots, nodes, or articulations.
  • a joint''' of cane or of a grass stem; a '''joint of the leg
  • (geology) A fracture in which the strata are not offset; a geologic joint.
  • A restaurant, bar, nightclub or similar business.
  • It was the kind of joint you wouldn't want your boss to see you in.
  • (slang) (always with "the" ) prison
  • I'm just trying to stay out of the joint .
  • (slang) A marijuana cigarette.
  • After locking the door and closing the shades, they lit the joint .

    Synonyms

    * hinge, pivot * (marijuana cigarette) See also

    Derived terms

    * case the joint * dovetail joint * flexible joint * miter joint * jointed * out of joint * rigid joint * universal joint * control joint * butt joint

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To unite by a joint or joints; to fit together; to prepare so as to fit together
  • to joint' boards, a ' jointing plane
  • * (rfdate), (Alexander Pope)
  • Pierced through the yielding planks of jointed wood.
  • * '>citation
  • To join; to connect; to unite; to combine.
  • * (rfdate), (William Shakespeare)
  • Jointing their force 'gainst Caesar.
  • To provide with a joint or joints; to articulate.
  • * (rfdate) (Ray)
  • The fingers are jointed together for motion.
  • To separate the joints; of; to divide at the joint or joints; to disjoint; to cut up into joints, as meat.
  • * (rfdate) (Dryden)
  • He joints the neck.
  • * (rfdate) (Holland)
  • Quartering, jointing , seething, and roasting.
  • To fit as if by joints; to coalesce as joints do.
  • the stones joint , neatly.

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    rejoint

    English

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To reunite the joints of; to joint anew
  • (architecture) to fill up the joints of, as stones in buildings when the mortar has been dislodged by age and the action of the weather
  • (Webster 1913)

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