from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A machine or tool used in making joints.
- n. A tool used to cut grooves indicating the joints in cement.
- n. A triangular attachment to a plow used in covering trash or refuse.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. One that joints.
- n. Any of various tools used to construct or finish joints, especially:
- n. An equivalent machine, notably used to produce a flat surface on boards
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One who, or that which, joints.
- n. A plane for smoothing the surfaces of pieces which are to be accurately joined.
- n. The longest plane used by a joiner.
- n. A long stationary plane, for planing the edges of barrel staves.
- n. A bent piece of iron inserted to strengthen the joints of a wall.
- n. A tool for pointing the joints in brickwork.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who or that which joints.
- n. In masonry, a bent strip of iron inserted into a wall to strengthen a joint.
- n. An obsolete form of jointure.
- n. One who has a jointure or a jointure-settlement.
- n. In the West Indies, Piper geniculatum, a shrub with much swollen nodes or joints, and which sometimes forms almost impenetrable thickets.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a long carpenter's plane used to shape the edges of boards so they will fit together
to joint + -er. (Wiktionary)