Joint in a sentence

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Definition of Joint

  • The place or part where two things or parts are joined or united; the union of two or more smooth or even surfaces admitting of a close-fitting or junction; junction; as, a joint between two pieces of timber; a joint in a pipe.
  • A joining of two things or parts so as to admit of motion; an articulation, whether movable or not; a hinge; as, the knee joint; a node or joint of a stem; a ball and socket joint. See Articulation.
  • The part or space included between two joints, knots, nodes, or articulations; as, a joint of cane or of a grass stem; a joint of the leg.
  • Any one of the large pieces of meat, as cut into portions by the butcher for roasting.
  • A plane of fracture, or divisional plane, of a rock transverse to the stratification.
  • The space between the adjacent surfaces of two bodies joined and held together, as by means of cement, mortar, etc.; as, a thin joint.
  • The means whereby the meeting surfaces of pieces in a structure are secured together.
  • A projecting or retreating part in something; any irregularity of line or surface, as in a wall.
  • A narrow piece of scenery used to join together two flats or wings of an interior setting.
  • a disreputable establishment, or a place of low resort, as for smoking opium; -- also used for a commercial establishment, implying a less than impeccable reputation, but often in jest; as, talking about a high-class joint is an oxymoron.
  • a marijuana cigarette.
  • prison; -- used with “the”.
  • Joined; united; combined; concerted; as, joint action.
  • Involving the united activity of two or more; done or produced by two or more working together.
  • United, joined, or sharing with another or with others; not solitary in interest or action; holding in common with an associate, or with associates; acting together; as, joint heir; joint creditor; a joint bank account; joint debtor, etc.
  • Shared by, or affecting two or more; held in common; as, joint property; a joint bond.
  • To unite by a joint or joints; to fit together; to prepare so as to fit together; as, to joint boards.
  • To join; to connect; to unite; to combine.
  • To provide with a joint or joints; to articulate.
  • To separate the joints; of; to divide at the joint or joints; to disjoint; to cut up into joints, as meat.
  • To fit as if by joints; to coalesce as joints do; as, the stones joint, neatly.
  • marijuana leaves rolled into a cigarette for smoking
  • junction by which parts or objects are joined together
  • a disreputable place of entertainment
  • (anatomy) the point of connection between two bones or elements of a skeleton (especially if it allows motion)
  • a piece of meat roasted or for roasting and of a size for slicing into more than one portion
  • the shape or manner in which things come together and a connection is made
  • separate (meat) at the joint
  • fasten with a joint
  • provide with a joint
  • fit as if by joints
  • united or combined

How to use joint in a sentence. Joint pronunciation.

A slice of the joint, that was all she wanted, and she would have done in a few minutes.
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The doubled-up thumb, and straight, stiff finger, were _perfectly free_ and as _limber as ever_, and the stiff wrist joint _moved with perfect freedom!
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In the Winter after she was fifteen, she fell on the ice and hurt her left knee, so that it became weak and easy to slip out of joint.
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For three years she suffered, until the leg was shrunken, stiff at the knee, shorter by some two inches than, the other, and the hip joint was being gradually drawn from its socket.
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This was an orphan of excellent family, but very poor, of whom Madame de la Roche-Jugan and Madame Tonnelier had taken joint charge.
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His rising reminiscences of his native land, which, with the joint assistance of popularity and philosophy, he had hitherto succeeded in stifling, were indeed awkward.
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I'll wager you a No. 2 Brownie Camera, to be the joint property of whichever side wins it, that the Tramp Club can completely outwit the Meadow-Brook Girls three times inside of three weeks.
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We offer a fine 3 Joint Fly Rod, 15 yard Brass Reel, 100 ft.
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And now I found my right hand grasping convulsively three forefingers of the left, first collectively, and then successively, wringing them till the joints cracked; then I became quiet, but not for long.
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They both looked out of the window, first up at the hard silver moon, stationary among a hurry of little grey-blue clouds, and then down upon the roofs of London, with all their upright chimneys, and then below them at the empty moonlit pavement of the street, upon which the joint of each paving-stone was clearly marked out.
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For over a hundred and fifty years hot joints, potatoes, greens, and apple puddings had been served to generations of country gentlemen, and now, sitting at a table in the hollow of the bow window, Ralph and Mary took their share of this perennial feast.
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Looking across the joint, half-way through the meal, Mary wondered whether Ralph would ever come to look quite like the other people in the room.
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In connection with the rest of the group of very able young men he had drawn up a scheme for the education of labor, for the amalgamation of the middle class and the working class, and for a joint assault of the two bodies, combined in the Society for the Education of Democracy, upon Capital.
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Thus, Texas, on March 1, 1845, was offered annexation by a Joint Resolution of the Senate and House of Representatives, in the face of protests from the wisest men of the country, and in spite of certain hostilities with Mexico.
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I know every crag of Corbiere Rocks, every shady joint in St. Heliers, every nook of St. Aubin's Bay.
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You are now joint commanders, and so make the best use of your three days liberty!
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This last outburst was directed at the driver of the depot-wagon, who, wheeling a trunk on a baggage truck, had bumped violently into the rear of Mr. Price's legs, just at the knee joint, causing their owner to bend backward unexpectedly, and with enthusiasm. "Can't you see nothin' when it's right in front of ye?" demanded Issachar, righteously indignant.
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This would provide three expansion joints on each side, which would be just right.
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My joints ache to think of your rugged labor.
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Carlyle to Emerson Chelsea, 4 January, 1870 Dear Emerson,-A month ago or more I wrote, by the same post, to you and to Norton about those Books for Harvard College; and in late days have been expecting your joint answer.
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Examples of Joint

Example #1
If she didn't feel quite free to come and go, without putting people out, there would be no comfort in life.
Example #2
She was in excellent spirits, without a trace of the morning's ill-humour.
Example #3
Could she move her hand?
Example #4
She _heard as well as anybody!
Example #5
She had been an invalid for many years.
Example #6
It is too well proven to admit the possibility of a doubt. "Mrs. Ellen Sherman is the wife of Rev. Moses Sherman, and, at the time of this occurrence, in 1873, they were residents of Piermont, N.H.