jointer
noun Date: 1678 one that joints; especially any of various tools used in preparing wood (as for a joint)

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  • jointer — ● jointer verbe transitif (de joint 1) Dans le travail des cuirs, réunir deux pièces placées bord à bord. Rapprocher et coller les bords de deux feuilles de placage. ⇒JOINTER, verbe trans. Synon. de joindre (v. ce mot I B 1). La fenêtre jointait… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Jointer — Joint er, n. 1. One who, or that which, joints. [1913 Webster] 2. A plane for smoothing the surfaces of pieces which are to be accurately joined; especially: (a) The longest plane used by a joiner. (b) (Coopering) A long stationary plane, for… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • jointer — [join′tər] n. 1. a person or machine that joints 2. a long plane used in jointing boards 3. a triangular device with an edge, fastened to a plow beam 4. a tool for finishing mortar joints, as of brickwork …   English World dictionary

  • Jointer — For the machine used to make joints using wooden biscuits or plates, see Biscuit joiner A jointer (also known in the UK and Australia as a planer or surface planer, and sometimes also as a buzzer or flat top) is a woodworking machine used in… …   Wikipedia

  • jointer — /joyn teuhr/, n. 1. a person or thing that joints. 2. a tool or machine used in making joints. 3. Agric. a device with a triangular head, used with a plow to bury trash. 4. Law Obs. a man who holds a jointure. [1645 55; JOINT + ER1] * * * …   Universalium

  • jointer — noun a) One that joints b) Any of various tools used to construct or finish joints, especially …   Wiktionary

  • jointer — n. hand tool used to form the edges of boards into joints, long plane (Carpentry); tool used for pointing cement or mortar in brickwork (Construction) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • jointer — noun 1》 a plane for preparing a wooden edge for joining to another. 2》 a tool for pointing masonry and brickwork. 3》 a person who joints pipes or wires …   English new terms dictionary

  • jointer — n. (Carpentry.) Jointing plane …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • jointer — joint·er …   English syllables

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