- An intersection of piping or wiring; an interconnect.
The plumber joined the two ends of the broken pipe.
- To combine more than one item into one; to put together.
We joined our efforts to get an even better result.
Parallel lines never join.
- To come together; to meet.
These two rivers join in about 80 miles.
I will join you watching the football game as soon as I have finished my work.
- To come into the company of.
Many children join a sports club.
- To become a member of.
Most politicians have joined a party.
This rod is free to swing at the with the platform.
- The point where two components of a structure join, but are still able to rotate.
The water is leaking out of the between the two pipes.
- The point where two components of a structure join rigidly.
The dovetail , while more difficult to make, is also quite strong.
- (anatomy) Any part of the body where two bones join, in some cases allowing that part of the body to be bent or straightened.
- (context, carpentry) A means of joining two pieces of wood together so that they interlock.
Set the in a roasting tin and roast for the calculated cooking time.
- A cut of meat.
It was the kind of you wouldn't want your boss to see you in.
- (geology) A fracture in which the strata are not offset; a geologic joint.
- (slang) A bar, nightclub or similar business.
I'm just trying to stay out of the joint.
- (slang) (always with the) Prison.
After locking the door and closing the shades, they lit the .
- (slang) A marijuana cigarette.
- Done by two or more people or organisations working together.
The play was a production between the two companies.
- An instance of propelling oneself into the air.
- An instance of causing oneself to fall from an elevated location.
- An instance of employing a parachute to leave an aircraft or elevated location.
- An instance of reacting to a sudden stimulus by jerking the body.
- A jumping move in a board game.
- (context, sports, horses) An obstacle that forms part of a showjumping course, and that the horse has to jump over cleanly.
- (intransitive) To propel oneself rapidly upward such that momentum causes the body to become airborne.
- (intransitive) To cause oneself to leave an elevated location and fall downward.
- (intransitive) To employ a parachute to leave an aircraft or elevated location.
- (intransitive) To react to a sudden, often unexpected, stimulus (such as a sharp prick or a loud sound) by jerking the body violently.
- (intransitive) To employ a move in certain board games where one game piece is moved from one legal position to another passing over the position of another piece.
- (transitive) To move to a position in (a queue/line) that is further forward.
- (transitive) To attack suddenly and violently.
- (transitive) To force to jump.
The rider jumped the horse over the fence.
- (obsolete) exactly; precisely