Joint
13 definitions

Joint

To unite, to combine, to enter into an alliance

Joint

A connection between two or more members which utilizes an intrinsic property of at least one of the members or wherein the members are related to each other in a particular manner.

Joint

(1) Structure linking or uniting adjacent components, or (2) a gap between adjacent components or (3) a parting member or spacer between adjacent components.

Joint

Connotes activities, operations, organizations, etc., in which elements of two or more Military Departments participate.

Note that this definition of “joint” is applicable to requirement documents and capability solutions which apply to more than one DOD Component.

Joint

Connotes activities, operations, organizations, etc., in which elements of two or more Military Departments participate.

Joint

Activities, operations, organizations, etc., in which elements of more than one Service of the same nation participate. When all services are not involved, the participating Services shall be identified, e.g., Joint Army-Navy.

Joint

In medicine, the place where two or more bones are connected. Examples include the shoulder, elbow, knee and jaw.

Joint

Connotes activities, operations, organizations, etc., in which elements of two or more Military Departments participate.

Joint

Refers to the connection between two lengths of pipe such as the weld joint for steel pipe and the heat fusion or glue joint for plastic pipe. Joint is also used as a slang term meaning a length of pipe i.e., joint of pipe.

Joint

Connotes activities, operations, organizations, etc., in which elements of two or more Military Departments participate.

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Joint has been defined 13 different ways in documents like Legal Glossary, USPC Consolidated Glossary, USPC Consolidated Glossary, and 7 more.

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