Definition of jointer in English:

jointer

Line breaks: joint¦er
Pronunciation: /ˈdʒɔɪntə
 
/

noun

1A plane used for preparing a wooden edge for fixing or joining to another.
More example sentences
  • Any areas of the wood that show cupping or crowning will need to be planed by using a jointer or table saw as demonstrated in the videotape.
  • A hand jointer plane does a good job, but requires a greater degree of skill.
  • Finally the staves were joined on a jointer, known as a colombe in French.
1.1A tool used for pointing masonry and brickwork.
More example sentences
  • Tooling mortar joints with a steel jointer makes the wall more attractive and smooths the joints to a more weather-resistant finish.
  • It's reported that ball bearings were first offered as a special order on American jointers as early as 1908.
2A worker employed in jointing pipes or wires.
More example sentences
  • Those on strike include welders, steel fabricators, engineers, jointers, painters and electricians.
  • The idea was so new that a jointer had to be flown down from Auckland to do the splices on the now-ancient slotted core cable.

Definition of jointer in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day dissonant
Pronunciation: ˈdɪs(ə)nənt
adjective
lacking harmony