Definition of jointing in English:


Line breaks: joint|ing
Pronunciation: /dʒɔɪntɪŋ


[mass noun]
1The action of providing with, connecting by, or preparing for a joint: [as modifier]: jointing washers
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  • I was of the view that jointing mortar installed in this manner would not last long before it broke up and came out of the joints.
  • Early respondents to this month's question will receive a Rose brick jointing tool.
  • However, jointing of the cable took longer than expected and the cable is not expected to be brought into service until next week.
2An arrangement of joints: this kind of jointing provides extra strength highly regular hexagonal jointing in basalt
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  • The paucity of outcrop in the Acraman depression indicates that the bedrock beneath the depression is strongly disrupted by brecciation and jointing.
  • Taking them off means feeling the floor, the temperature and slipperiness of the surface, the rhythm of jointing in the boards.

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