Definition of jointer in English:


Line breaks: joint¦er
Pronunciation: /ˈdʒɔɪntə


  • 1A plane used for preparing a wooden edge for fixing or joining to another.
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    • 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.
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    • 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.
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    • 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.

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