Definition of jointing in English:



  • 1The action of providing with, connecting by, or preparing for a joint.

    [as modifier] ‘jointing washers’
    • ‘Materials would include plasterboards, metal studs, MF sealing materials and jointing tape and materials etc.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘The oak frames were constructed using traditional jointing and setting out techniques.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘The interesting brick patterns, unique jointing methods, window articulations, and glazing systems earned the project the top prize for detailing.’
  • 2An arrangement of joints.

    ‘this kind of jointing provides extra strength’
    ‘highly regular hexagonal jointing in basalt’
    • ‘Taking them off means feeling the floor, the temperature and slipperiness of the surface, the rhythm of jointing in the boards.’
    • ‘The paucity of outcrop in the Acraman depression indicates that the bedrock beneath the depression is strongly disrupted by brecciation and jointing.’