joint

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noun
1 in the body
ADJECTIVE
elbow, hip, knee, etc.
aching, achy (esp. AmE), inflamed, painful, sore, stiff, swollen
artificial
VERB + JOINT
replace

He's going to have his hip joint replaced.

dislocate

He dislocated his elbow joint.

lubricate

Synovial fluid lubricates the joints.

affect

It is an inflammatory condition affecting the joints.

JOINT + VERB
ache
creak

He slowly stood up, joints creaking in protest.

move

The joint should be able to move freely.

PREPOSITION
in a/the joint

You have fluid in the joint.

joint between

the joint between the lower and upper parts of the arm

PHRASES
put sth out of joint (BrE)

She fell and put her knee out of joint.

2 connecting point
ADJECTIVE
watertight
VERB + JOINT
make, seal
PREPOSITION
joint between

a joint between two lengths of copper

3 bar, restaurant, etc.
ADJECTIVE
barbecue, burger, fast-food, hamburger, pizza (all esp. AmE)
juke (AmE), strip
4 (BrE) piece of meat
ADJECTIVE
bacon
VERB + JOINT
cook, roast
carve
PREPOSITION
joint of

a joint of beef/lamb/pork

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adj.
Joint is used with these nouns: ↑account, ↑action, ↑administration, ↑author, ↑campaign, ↑chief executive, ↑command, ↑commander, ↑commission, ↑committee, ↑communiqué, ↑conference, ↑consultation, ↑custody, ↑decision, ↑declaration, ↑degree, ↑delegation, ↑editor, ↑effort, ↑endeavour, ↑enquiry, ↑enterprise, ↑exercise, ↑exhibition, ↑expedition, ↑favourite, ↑finance, ↑force, ↑honour, ↑income, ↑inflammation, ↑initiative, ↑interest, ↑leader, ↑leadership, ↑meeting, ↑mission, ↑name, ↑operation, ↑owner, ↑ownership, ↑pain, ↑participation, ↑partnership, ↑press conference, ↑programme, ↑project, ↑replacement, ↑report, ↑resolution, ↑responsibility, ↑session, ↑sovereignty, ↑statement, ↑submission, ↑task force, ↑team, ↑tenancy, ↑tenant, ↑training, ↑trustee, ↑undertaking, ↑venture, ↑winner, ↑work

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  • joint — ► NOUN 1) a point at which parts are joined. 2) a structure in a body by which two bones are fitted together. 3) the part of a plant stem from which a leaf or branch grows. 4) Brit. a large piece of meat. 5) informal an establishment of a… …   English terms dictionary

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