What does joint mean?

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  1. Done by two or more people or organisations working together.
  1. The point where two components of a structure join, but are still able to rotate.
  2. The point where two components of a structure join rigidly.
  3. (anatomy) Any part of the body where two bones join, in most cases allowing that part of the body to be bent or straightened.
  4. The means of securing together the meeting surfaces of components of a structure.
  5. A cut of meat.
  6. The part or space included between two joints, knots, nodes, or articulations.
  7. (geology) A fracture in which the strata are not offset; a geologic joint.
  8. (pejorative) A place of business, particularly in the food service or hospitality industries.
  9. (slang, with the definite article) prison
  10. (slang) A marijuana cigarette.
  1. (transitive) To unite by a joint or joints; to fit together; to prepare so as to fit together
  2. (transitive) To join; to connect; to unite; to combine.
  3. (transitive) To provide with a joint or joints; to articulate.
  4. (transitive) To separate the joints; of; to divide at the joint or joints; to disjoint; to cut up into joints, as meat.
  5. (intransitive) To fit as if by joints; to coalesce as joints do.
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