joint joint  /ˈdʒɔ ɪnt/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) (anatomy) the point of connection between two bones or elements of a skeleton (especially if it allows motion)
  2. (n) a disreputable place of entertainment
  3. (n) the shape or manner in which things come together and a connection is made
  4. (n) a piece of meat roasted or for roasting and of a size for slicing into more than one portion
  5. (n) junction by which parts or objects are joined together
  6. (n) marijuana leaves rolled into a cigarette for smoking
  7. (v) fit as if by joints
  8. (v) provide with a joint
  9. (v) fasten with a joint
  10. (v) separate (meat) at the joint
  11. (adj) united or combined
  12. (adj) affecting or involving two or more
  13. (adj) involving both houses of a legislature

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. We're headed for an epidemic of joint disease.
  2. Of all the body's joints, the ankle is one of the most complex.

News

  1. Gomez, GOP joint committee raises over $688,000

    BOSTON (AP) — A joint fundraising committee that Republican U.S. Senate hopeful Gabriel Gomez opened with the National Republican Senatorial Committee has raised more than $688,000 in contributions.        
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Boston Globe

  2. Bone and Joint Hospital at St. Anthony to offer free joint replacement Lunch & Learn

    Joint pain can be the cause of various injuries or conditions.  To learn what you can do to find relief, make plans to attend a lunchtime seminar offered by Bone and Joint Hospital at St. Anthony at noon on Wednesday, June 26. Orthopedic surgeon Corey Ponder, M.D. will be the featured speaker. Ponder is an orthopedic surgeon on staff at Bone and Joint Hospital at St. Anthony. He received his ...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: The Edmond Sun

  3. Joint Chiefs of Staff To Visit MAFB

    The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff is slated to visit the Minot Air Force Base on Monday. Officials says the purpose of the visit is for Army General Martin Dempsey to meet with airmen and their
    on June 14, 2013     Source: KX TV North Dakota

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Quotes

  1. "As Adm. Mike Mullen, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, recently pointed out, we won't have sufficient resources to finish the job in Afghanistan until we reduce our commitment to Iraq," Obama wrote.
    on Jul 14, 2008 By: Barack Obama Source: CNN

  2. "I don't expect out of these meetings that there will be any particular outcome in the sense of breakthroughs on the (joint) document" currently being worked on by Israeli and Palestinian negotiating teams, Rice said on Sunday.
    on Oct 15, 2007 By: Condoleezza Rice Source: Independent Online

  3. "We need to engage in a joint struggle to completely eradicate terrorism," Gul said. "A comprehensive cooperation is required. There is no doubt that a greater role falls to the (place) where the terrorist organization's leadership and camps...
    on Mar 23, 2009 By: Abdullah Gul Source: International Herald Tribune

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