the joint

Definition of the joint

US slang

  1. :  prison five years in the joint

Word by Word Definitions

jointplay
  1. :  the point of contact between elements of an animal skeleton with the parts that surround and support it

    :  node

    :  a part or space included between two articulations, knots, or nodes

  1. :  united, combined

    :  common to two or more: such as

    :  involving the united activity of two or more

  1. :  to unite by a joint :  fit together

    :  to provide with a joint :  articulate

    :  to prepare (something, such as a board) for joining by planing the edge


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