Meaning of JOINING in English

JOINING

noun

( -s )

Etymology: from gerund of join (I)

1.

a. : the act or an instance of joining one thing to another

an easy joining is always possible — L.A.Leslie

b. : the condition or fact of being joined together : juncture

apt to name each separate confluence with its own name, since their later joinings are unknown to him — A.A.Hill

2.

a. : the place or manner of being joined together : join , joint

the joining is hardly visible

b. : something that joins two things together

3. : the practice of joining many organizations

used to be the fashion to decry all forms of American joining — W.S.Lynch

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