- 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