Adjective "jointing" definition and examples

(Jointing may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Pronunciation

/ˈdʒɔɪntɪŋ/

Definitions and examples

noun

The action of providing with, connecting by, or preparing for a joint.
  1. 'The oak frames were constructed using traditional jointing and setting out techniques.'
  2. 'However, jointing of the cable took longer than expected and the cable is not expected to be brought into service until next week.'
  3. 'I was of the view that jointing mortar installed in this manner would not last long before it broke up and came out of the joints.'
An arrangement of joints.
  1. 'highly regular hexagonal jointing in basalt'
  2. 'The paucity of outcrop in the Acraman depression indicates that the bedrock beneath the depression is strongly disrupted by brecciation and jointing.'

More definitions

1. the place at which two things, or separate parts of one thing, are joined or united, either rigidly or in such a way as to permit motion; juncture.

2. a connection between pieces of wood, metal, or the like, often reinforced with nails, screws, or glue.

3. Anatomy, Zoology. the movable or fixed place or part where two bones or elements of a skeleton join. the form or structure of such a part, as a ball-and-socket, hinge, pivot, etc.

4. Chiefly British. one of the large portions into

More examples(as adjective)

"analysts can be jointing."

Origin

(joint)