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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Jointer  \Joint"er\,  n. 
  1.  One  who  or  that  which  joints. 
 
  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  plaining  the 
  edges  of  barrel  staves. 
 
  3.  (Masonry) 
  a  A  bent  piece  of  iron  inserted  to  strengthen  the  joints 
  of  a  wall. 
  b  A  tool  for  pointing  the  joints  in  brickwork. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  jointer 
  n  :  a  long  carpenter's  plane  used  to  shape  the  edges  of  boards 
  so  they  will  fit  together  [syn:  {jointer  plane},  {jointing 
  plane},  {long  plane}] 




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