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Meaning of JOINTER

Pronunciation:  'joyntur

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a long carpenter's plane used to shape the edges of boards so they will fit together
 

JOINTER is a 7 letter word that starts with J.

 

 Synonyms: jointer plane, jointing plane, long plane
 
 See Also: carpenter's plane, plane, woodworking plane

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Joint"er\, n.
1. One who, or that which, joints.

2. A plane for smoothing the surfaces of pieces which are to
   be accurately joined; especially:
   (a) The longest plane used by a joiner.
   (b) (Coopering) A long stationary plane, for plaining the
       edges of barrel staves.

3. (Masonry)
   (a) A bent piece of iron inserted to strengthen the joints
       of a wall.
   (b) A tool for pointing the joints in brickwork.

 

 

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