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  • A place or part at which two or more things are joined.
  • A way in which two or more things are joined: a mortise-and-tenon joint; flexible joints.
  • Anatomy A point of articulation between two or more bones, especially such a connection that allows motion.
  • Anatomy A point in the exoskeleton of an invertebrate at which movable parts join, as along the leg of an arthropod.
  • Botany An articulation on a fruit or stem, such as the node of a grass stem.
  • Geology A fracture or crack in a rock mass along which no appreciable movement has occurred.
  • A large cut of meat for roasting.
  • Slang A cheap or disreputable gathering place: "The tavern is . . . just a joint with Formica tables, a vinyl floor, lights over the mirrors” ( Scott Turow).
  • Slang A building or dwelling.
  • Slang A prison. Often used with the.
  • Slang A marijuana cigarette.
  • Vulgar Slang A penis.
  • Shared by or common to two or more: our joint presence; a joint income-tax return.
  • Sharing with another or others: a joint tenant.
  • Formed or characterized by cooperation or united action: joint military maneuvers.
  • Involving both houses of a legislature: a joint session of Congress.
  • Law Regarded as one legal body; united in identity of interest or liability.
  • Mathematics Involving two or more variables.
  • To combine or attach with a joint or joints: securely jointed the sides of the drawer.
  • To provide or construct with joints: joint a boom on a crane.
  • To separate (meat) at the joints.
  • out of joint Dislocated, as a bone.
  • out of joint Not harmonious; inconsistent.
  • out of joint Out of order; inauspicious or unsatisfactory.
  • out of joint In bad spirits or humor; out of sorts.