Words nearby jointer
Definition for jointer (2 of 2)
- the movable or fixed place or part where two bones or elements of a skeleton join.
- the form or structure of such a part, as a ball-and-socket, hinge, pivot, etc.
- a dirty, cheap, or disreputable place of public accommodation or entertainment, especially a restaurant or nightclub.
- a place or establishment, as a hotel, restaurant, etc.: We stayed in a very classy joint near the ocean.
- a part, especially of a plant, insect, etc., connected with another part by an articulation, node, or the like.
- a portion between two articulations, nodes, or the like.
verb (used with object)
- to prepare (a board or the like) for fitting in a joint.
- to true the bottom of (a wooden plane body) to allow even movement along the surface of the work.
verb (used without object)
Origin of joint
OTHER WORDS FROM jointsub·joint, noun
Example sentences from the Web for jointer
The edges of the boards to be joined should be finished with a jointer.Handwork in Wood|William Noyes
This broad stream was Jointer Creek, and I ascended it to find a spot of high ground upon which to camp.Voyage of the Paper Canoe|Nathaniel H. Bishop
The jointer is a little plow which takes the place of the coulter and is attached to the plow-beam in the same manner.Farm Mechanics|Herbert A. Shearer
When the land is wanted for oats or corn, a jointer should be used on the plow to insure burying all the crop.Crops and Methods for Soil Improvement|Alva Agee
The jointer is another tool where the use of the guard should never be omitted.Advanced Toy Making for Schools|David M. Mitchell
British Dictionary definitions for jointer (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for jointer (2 of 2)
- a disreputable establishment, such as a bar or nightclub
- often facetious a dwelling or meeting place
- out of order or disorganized
Derived forms of jointjointly, adverb
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Scientific definitions for jointer
Idioms and Phrases with jointer
see nose out of joint; out of joint.