jointer

noun

joint·​er ˈjȯin-tər How to pronounce jointer (audio)
: one that joints
especially : any of various tools used in preparing wood (as for a joint)

Examples of jointer in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web If your jointer is wide enough, jointing then planing the cutting board will create the best cutting surface. Popular Mechanics Editors, Popular Mechanics, 1 May 2021 Use a hand plane or jointer to make their edges square and straight. Neal Barrett, Popular Mechanics, 14 Nov. 2020 Housed on Union Avenue and decorated with vibrant murals, the creative haven is filled with a range of tools, including a variety of saws, hand tools, sanders, a jointer, a planer, a router table, a drill press, and a variety of wood. Brittany Britto, baltimoresun.com, 17 Aug. 2017 Step 9: If your jointer is wide enough, jointing then planing the cutting board will create the best cutting surface. Dave Ball, Popular Mechanics, 2 Aug. 2017

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Word History

First Known Use

1678, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of jointer was in 1678

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Cite this Entry

“Jointer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/jointer. Accessed 16 Jul. 2024.

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