Definition of joint

Definition of joint
  1. joint Adjective Done by two or more people or organisations working together.
  2. joint Noun The point where two components of a structure join, but are still able to rotate.
  3. joint Noun The point where two components of a structure join rigidly.
  4. joint Noun Any part of the body where two bones join, in most cases allowing that part of the body to be bent or straightened.
  5. joint Noun A means of joining two pieces of wood together so that they interlock.
  6. joint Noun A cut of meat.
  7. joint Noun A fracture in which the strata are not offset; a geologic joint.
  8. joint Noun A restaurant, bar, nightclub or similar business.
  9. joint Noun ("always with "the) prison
  10. joint Noun A marijuana cigarette.
  11. joint Verb To unite by a joint or joints; to fit together; to prepare so as to fit together; as, to joint boards.
  12. joint Verb To join; to connect; to unite; to combine.
  13. joint Verb To provide with a joint or joints; to articulate.
  14. joint Verb To separate the joints; of; to divide at the joint or joints; to disjoint; to cut up into joints, as meat.
  15. joint Verb To fit as if by joints; to coalesce as joints do; as, the stones joint, neatly.
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