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Dictionary definition for: Joint

1. (n) (anatomy) the point of connection between two bones or elements of a skeleton (especially if the articulation allows motion)

2. (v) fit as if by joints; "The boards fit neatly"

3. (a) united or combined; "a joint session of Congress" "joint owners"

4. (n) a disreputable place of entertainment

5. (v) provide with a joint; "the carpenter jointed two pieces of wood"

6. (s) affecting or involving two or more; "joint income-tax return" "joint ownership"

7. (n) the shape or manner in which things come together and a connection is made

8. (v) fasten with a joint

9. (s) involving both houses of a legislature; "a joint session of Congress"

10. (n) a piece of meat roasted or for roasting and of a size for slicing into more than one portion

11. (v) separate (meat) at the joint

12. (n) junction by which parts or objects are joined together

13. (n) marijuana leaves rolled into a cigarette for smoking

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