Meaning of JOINT in English

JOINT

I. adjective

COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES

a joint commission (= involving two or more countries or groups )

a new India-Sri Lanka joint commission

a joint committee (= involving two or more groups )

a joint decision (= one that two people make together )

Jo and I made a joint decision that we should separate.

a joint degree British English (= in which you study two subjects )

a joint degree in Economics and Statistics

a joint income (= that two or more people have )

Between them they have a joint income of less than £20,000.

a joint of meat British English (= a large piece of meat, sometimes containing a bone )

He began to carve the joint of meat.

a joint/team effort (= involving a group or team of people )

We had many fine individual performances, but the win was a real team effort.

clip joint

joint action (= that two or more countries, organizations etc take together )

Community leaders agreed to take joint action on scientific, social and environmental issues.

joint command (= shared by two people, countries etc )

Russia and Ukraine had joint command over the Fleet.

joint consultation (= involving two different groups )

Committees can be used for joint consultation between employers and employees.

joint custody (= both parents have it )

After the breakup, the parents were awarded joint custody.

joint honours degree (= a degree in two main subjects )

joint honours

joint venture (= when two companies do something together )

joints...stiffened

His joints had stiffened .

rolled...joint (= a cigarette containing marijuana )

Ben rolled a joint and lit it.

seal a joint/crack/opening/gap

A quick way to seal awkward gaps is to use a foam filler.

stiff neck/back/joint etc

Alastair woke with a stiff neck.

strip joint

universal joint

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ NOUN

account

Or had she bought this, and all the surplus food, when there had been money in the joint account ?

The mention of a bank made him feel guilty about not having a joint account with Bella any longer.

In another example, two customers with a joint account notify their bank of change of address.

Cash in a joint account is not frozen when one party dies.

If you're opening a joint account , one of these documents must be shown by each holder.

The husband had made the arrangements for the opening of the joint account to which, subsequently, the loan was debited.

They may have a joint account but she feels that it is his money because he earned it.

action

Where there is no joint action , each member state is entirely free to act on its own.

It is joint action for mutual benefit.

There are now no legal obligations arising out of joint action , which will remain until the new treaty is effective.

They have shown a total lack of interest in joint action in the face of rising fuel prices.

It is up to citizens working together to initiate a long term process of communication, mutual support and joint action .

Discussions concerned joint action and exchange of information.

These joint actions of yours and mine that have weakened it.

These will be grouped under four heads decentralisation, consumerism and participation, self help and joint action .

chief

Like the vice-president, the chairman of the joint chiefs must keep his advice to the president secret.

On Saturday, the joint chiefs met with Arteaga and formally withdrew support from Bucaram.

The joint chiefs were unwilling to support a treaty at this juncture for strategic reasons.

The other members of the joint chiefs agreed with him that the Indochina conflict was the wrong war in the wrong place.

Acheson said that the joint chiefs of staff preferred the latter course of action.

He brushed aside the views of the joint chiefs of staff, ascribing their opposition to ignorance of the Far East.

He was chairman of the joint chiefs of staff several times, senators, presidents.

committee

The Congress meanwhile created a select joint committee to conduct hearings.

Parliament on Aug. 6 approved the setting-up of a joint committee with extensive powers to probe the scandal.

The agreement included a clause setting up a joint committee to oversee air quality.

If the Bundestag is unable to convene, legislative power goes to a joint committee of the Bundestag and Bundesrat.

Students, workers and peasants formed a joint committee to organize supplies.

In some cases the districts alone have established joint committees within the area covered by a top-tier authority.

After all, joint committees themselves enjoy a good railway pedigree.

communiqué

A joint communiqué issued after the meetings was couched in general terms and did not refer to the cessation of hostilities.

The final joint communiqué of Razak's visit to Moscow contained an agreement to differ.

company

On Dec. 11 agreement was reached to set up a single joint company to oversee the pipelines.

custody

We got joint custody of the children.

They were given joint custody of Emma and Lucy, with Gabrielle having care and control.

He now lives on his own in west London and has joint custody of his two children.

After the breakup the parents were awarded joint custody and Tom resided for part of the week with each.

In the divorce petition he claimed, interalia, interim and permanent joint custody of, and access to, the child.

declaration

The joint declarations precipitated several days of military confrontation between the federal army and republican forces.

In the words of the joint declaration , the two countries have opened a new page in their relations.

degree

A number of joint degree courses are available.

The wide range of joint degrees available reflects the extent to which Linguistics relates to other subject areas.

The joint degree in Linguistics and Artificial Intelligence is unique in Britain.

There is also a diagram of the joint degrees in the Faculty of Arts on page 61.

Alternatively, students might take a joint degree where equal time is spent on two subjects.

Now it's signed a deal with Swindon College, agreeing to offer joint degrees , with a view to applying for University status.

development

The product is the result of an agreement signed in October 1991 for joint development of an FRAM-compatible radio frequency transponder chip.

Several of the schools are proposing to undertake joint development work with local colleges.

It is a good example of how manufacturers and customers can profit from joint developments .

It's more joint development of the applications and systems they need.

A joint development between LogIT and the Lego Robolab might just help to break down the science and technology interface.

The new car is a joint development between Honda and the Rover Group.

It could be a joint development or a pricey investment by a third party.

effort

This joint effort by a multicompany committee produced some of the best materials on the subject yet produced.

Country concerns: Trimdon children are making a joint effort to improve wildlife in the countryside around their schools.

The present book is the joint effort of our chosen specialized fields.

It's a joint effort by the council, health services, local businesses and volunteers ... the whole community.

In fact, the most successful programs are joint efforts between a source of training and a source of employment.

See it as a joint effort .

The joint effort has produced remote control fuel-rod exchangers and automatic inspection systems for radioactive welded pipes.

enterprise

They feel that they can band together with others in a kind of joint enterprise to beat the disease.

Nor do all who participate in a joint enterprise agree to its occurrence.

The lawyer said the defendants were all involved in a joint enterprise to plant a booby-trap device under the car.

The maintenance of territorial integrity has become a joint enterprise .

marketing

It is appropriate that this is done through the relevant Tourist Boards and their overseas joint marketing schemes.

meeting

The suggestion was made at a joint meeting of all sides organised by North Yorkshire county council.

Tony was terrified of this joint meeting but it went all right.

A joint meeting followed where Liz discussed her difficulties with her parents.

Information: management informs employees in writing or at joint meetings .

On 24 April a joint meeting of officials from the two departments was convened.

It was agreed that a joint meeting should be held, at which he, Bonar and Barnes should speak.

name

Please remember that if the account is to be in joint names , then both parties must sign the form.

Turning to the mortgage side of home finance, liability will be joint and several where the loan is in joint names .

Simply complete the attached application form, making sure both parties sign if the account is to be in joint names .

The Council refused to rehouse because the tenancy was held in joint names with his ex-wife who has disappeared.

Please remember that both parties must sign the form if the account is to be in joint names .

They had purchased the property in December 1974 in their joint names with the aid of a building society mortgage.

operation

The joint operation , Carlsberg-Tetley, will have an 18% share of the beer market.

A huge joint operation was planned involving the Cav, the marines, the navy, and the ARVNs.

Time allowed 00:21 Read in studio Detectives have seized around five hundred suspected pirate videos in a joint operation with copyright investigators.

Physical therapists take part in patient care before and after joint operations .

Extra cash will be committed by both sides to lead the joint operation .

project

In education operational time scales tend to be longer than commercial ones, certainly so far as joint projects are concerned.

We all share the same sky and the same passion, which is to see our joint projects take to the air.

The relationship has been stormy, with joint projects often cut off in their prime.

This is a joint project of the polytechnic and the university.

Journalists conduct interviews, research documents, undertake joint projects with Insight teams and hire quantitative researchers to undertake polls.

For this reason I have to say we have not been too happy with-her work on joint projects .

Mrs Robinson said the book is a joint project between the federations from west and east Suffolk.

The Imperial College section of the joint project was concerned with the introduction of new technology.

replacement

Brian Tighe discusses polymers in ophthalmology and Peter Marquis describes the application of high performance ceramics in bone and joint replacements .

A prosthesis used in a joint replacement costs between $ 5,000 and $ 10,000.

More sophisticated computer-designed prostheses for joint replacements allow many more patients to benefit.

Examples are hip joint replacement , cataract extraction, prostate resection, and cardiac pacemaker insertion.

Thirty elderly patients are available for a study of hip joint replacement .

session

Accordingly, parliament at a joint session suspended King Baudouin on April 4, and itself signed the abortion bill into law.

Bush singled out the issue Tuesday night in his address before a joint session of Congress.

The normally routine joint session cere mony is scheduled for January 5.

statement

The two issued a joint statement calling for the continuation of negotiations between the two blocs.

A joint statement said that a ministerial commission for co-operation in military training and defence industries was to be set up.

Following a meeting on June 15, however, the parties issued a joint statement rejecting the President's invitation.

A joint statement to that effect was issued afterwards.

Korda and the agencies issued a joint statement saying the case had been settled amicably in London last week.

stock

Examples abound in the professions, for example the question of auditors and joint stock companies, or solicitors and conveyancing.

tenancy

It concerns the severance of a beneficial joint tenancy .

Hence in the present case Mr. Dennis had not been divested of his interest under the joint tenancy when his wife died.

When she died the joint tenancy still subsisted.

The question which has arisen is whether in these circumstances the beneficial joint tenancy was severed before Mrs. Dennis' death.

A joint tenancy is severed if a joint tenant disposes of his interest inter vivos.

On the face of it, the absence of joint obligations of payment was inconsistent with the existence of a joint tenancy .

The husband and wife may agree that the joint tenancy should be severed but if so they should properly evidence that fact.

It follows that there was no joint tenancy .

tenant

This embraces the situation where a husband and wife own property as joint tenants in equity.

As the surviving joint tenant , Mary Tene inherits the building.

A joint tenancy is severed if a joint tenant disposes of his interest inter vivos.

Finding joint tenants is one alternative to closing even more branches.

Here, when the relevant act of bankruptcy occurred, Mr. Dennis was a beneficial joint tenant of the two properties.

venture

A second joint venture is to be formed later this year, designated the Integration Office.

And no decision has been made as to where the joint venture would be based.

Direct methods included subsidiary companies, joint ventures and direct selling.

Antrim, in a joint venture with Ennex International's subsidiary, Ulster Minerals.

The company is a joint venture between transport group Stagecoach and Virgin.

To achieve this, Quinlan is pushing ahead with a salad of deals, alliances and joint ventures .

The decision point is particularly important for joint ventures projects.

Different objectives and competing priorities of the sponsors have to be balanced, especially in the case of joint ventures .

PHRASES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

case the joint

knee/hip/joint replacement

A prosthesis used in a joint replacement costs between $ 5,000 and $ 10,000.

Carrying out the precision drilling in a delicate hip replacement operation is the world's first robotic surgeon.

For those over 65, it is knee or hip replacement .

I had been having trouble with arthritis for years, and nine years ago had a hip replacement .

Just two months ago, he underwent bowel and hip replacement surgery that cost $ 120, 000.

One person's hip replacement operation certainly prevents the busy surgeon from doing something else at the same time.

She has undergone three hip replacement surgeries in the last three years.

With 40,000 hip replacements a year, making joints is big business, now mostly done by multi-nationals companies.

put sb's nose out of joint

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

"Did you cook the dinner, Jane?" "No, it was a joint effort."

a joint bank account

a joint declaration by Israeli and Palestinian leaders

We both wanted to move to Canada - it was a joint decision.

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

Arrive at joint decisions on how that care is to be delivered to individuals?

Finding joint tenants is one alternative to closing even more branches.

The joint opinion rejects that framework.

The company will maintain a strategic manufacturing agreement with the startup and joint business development arrangements.

Thirty-eight runners went to post, with Red Rum and Crisp joint favourites at 9-1.

This factor can be compensated for, by dividing the semantic score between two words by the joint length of their definitions.

II. noun

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ ADJECTIVE

hip

My right leg finally made an appearance in the correct locale, opposite my left and below the hip joint .

stiff

She suffered from migraine, diarrhoea with wind and bloating, and stiff , painful joints .

Her physical pain went on in the form of sensitivity, aching muscles, stiff joints , indigestion, and kidney stones.

universal

Notes A gimbal is a kind of universal joint that allows free rotation within a range of angles.

In mechanical terms, the head is an elliptical spheroid with a single universal joint , the neck.

■ NOUN

elbow

The shoulder and elbow joints are built around precision variable resistors and as each joint swivels so the variable resistor turns.

The large bone of the upper arm was splintered to the elbow joint , and the wound bled freely.

knee

I realized that I had a splitting headache and that my knee joints were uncertain of their purpose when I stood up.

His body bucked off the chair with such violence that his knee joints popped.

Fanged skulls with potent crosses adorned the knee joints of these warriors' armour.

strip

This was because the arrival of the fleet was a very special time for the clubs and strip joints of Perth.

He also discussed a visit to a strip joint and what would make him run from a woman's bedroom.

Authorities hope to find a link between the Hells Angels and a fatal beating in a San Jose strip joint .

■ VERB

roll

Lucker rolls a joint which is a big mistake as far as I am concerned.

Miguel rolled a joint , but his stomach was churning, the air heavy with emotion.

smoke

During 1990 and 1991, it seemed anybody who ever smoked a joint was taking Ecstasy.

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

a joint of beef

a fast-food joint

an elbow joint

Duvall had just glued the joints of the chair and was tightening a vise to hold them in place.

I've had a lot of pain in my joints recently, especially in my wrists and shoulders.

One of the joints in the pipe was cracked and gas was escaping.

the joints of a chair

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

Early on it was a chrome stool and burger joint .

Her bowels were much improved by this, but Edith still had migraine attacks and trouble with her joints.

His body bucked off the chair with such violence that his knee joints popped.

Jim Feng passed me another joint that was going from hand to hand.

Mitred housings with mortice and tenon joints were used.

Quality control of solder joints is currently done by blowing up a digitized image of the joint and having humans inspect it.

They make a qualitative judgment on whether the solder joint is acceptable or unacceptable.

X-rays don't reveal much, either, since the inflammation lies in the soft tissues and not in the joints.

III. verb

PHRASES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

knee/hip/joint replacement

A prosthesis used in a joint replacement costs between $ 5,000 and $ 10,000.

Carrying out the precision drilling in a delicate hip replacement operation is the world's first robotic surgeon.

For those over 65, it is knee or hip replacement .

I had been having trouble with arthritis for years, and nine years ago had a hip replacement .

Just two months ago, he underwent bowel and hip replacement surgery that cost $ 120, 000.

One person's hip replacement operation certainly prevents the busy surgeon from doing something else at the same time.

She has undergone three hip replacement surgeries in the last three years.

With 40,000 hip replacements a year, making joints is big business, now mostly done by multi-nationals companies.

put sb's nose out of joint

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