One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Lacking a joint or joints; consisting of a single piece.‘a flat, unjointed surface’
- ‘The history of the epibranchials presumably begins wherever vertebrates first developed a jointed, internal branchial arch rather than an unjointed, external branchial basket.’
- ‘Whilst the ingredients on my duck plate seemed unjointed, this salad was a much better marriage of flavours.’
- ‘An area featuring unjointed 60 x 60 x 5 cm slabs and 14 x 14 x 4 cm setts was inspected and the joints across the path width were found to vary between 1 cm and 4 cm at the extreme.’
- ‘The broken branch fragments may derive from jointed colonies, such as the articulate Filicrisia, or represent narrow branched, unjointed tubuliporines.’
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