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a. a joint such as that between bones or arthropod segments
b. the way in which jointed parts are connected
2. Botany the part of a plant at which natural separation occurs, such as the joint between leaf and stem
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Shapes and surfaces that have joints or segments which subdivide the area or elements; the joints or members add scale and rhythm to an otherwise plain surface.
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A joint between two parts of a plant that can separate spontaneously.
The percentage of speech units understood correctly by a listener in a communications system; it generally applies to unrelated words, as in code messages, in distinction to intelligibility.
The manner and actions of joining components of a robot with connecting parts or links that allow motion.
A joint between rigid parts of an animal body, such as the segments of an appendage in insects.
The act of enunciating speech.
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