jointing

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jointing (plural jointings)

  1. The act of making a joint.
  2. The set of joints so produced.
  3. (uncountable) The characteristic of having joints.
    • 1901, H. G. Wells, The First Men in the Moon, Chapter 24,[1]
      I have already made it clear, I think, that the Selenites I saw resembled man in maintaining the erect attitude, and in having four limbs, and I have compared the general appearance of their heads and the jointing of their limbs to that of insects.
  4. The initial grinding of the teeth of a cutting tool, prior to sharpening.

Verb[edit]

jointing

  1. present participle of joint