jointed

[ join-tid ]
/ ˈdʒɔɪn tɪd /

adjective

having or provided with joints.
formed with knots or nodes.

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Origin of jointed

late Middle English word dating back to 1375–1425; see origin at joint, -ed3

OTHER WORDS FROM jointed

joint·ed·ly, adverbjoint·ed·ness, nounun·joint·ed, adjective

Definition for jointed (2 of 2)

Origin of joint

1250–1300; 1900–05 for def 6; Middle English < Old French joint, jointe < Latin junctum, juncta, neuter and feminine of junctus (past participle of jungere “to join”), equivalent to jung- join + -tus past participle suffix

OTHER WORDS FROM joint

sub·joint, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for jointed (1 of 2)

jointed
/ (ˈdʒɔɪntɪd) /

adjective

  1. having a joint or joints
  2. (in combination)large-jointed
(of a plant stem or similar part) marked with constrictions, at which the stem breaks into separate portions

Derived forms of jointed

jointedly, adverbjointedness, noun

British Dictionary definitions for jointed (2 of 2)

joint
/ (dʒɔɪnt) /

noun

adjective

verb (tr)

Derived forms of joint

jointly, adverb
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Medical definitions for jointed

joint
[ joint ]

n.

A point of articulation between two or more bones, especially such a connection that allows motion.
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Scientific definitions for jointed

joint
[ joint ]

Anatomy A usually movable body part in which adjacent bones are joined by ligaments and other fibrous tissues. See also ball-and-socket joint hinge joint.
Zoology A point in the exoskeleton of an invertebrate at which movable parts join, as along the leg of an arthropod.
Botany A point on a plant stem from which a leaf or branch grows.
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Idioms and Phrases with jointed

joint

see nose out of joint; out of joint.

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