master joint


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master joint

[′mas·tər ′jȯint]
(geology)
A persistent joint plane of greater than average extent, generally constituting the dominant jointing of an area. Also known as main joint; major joint.
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These issues will typically be addressed in a master joint development agreement (JDA), which will be discussed in a second article.
The BoltRight programme also allows the user to compile a comprehensive on-site Flange Management System by creating an individual tightening procedure for each bolted joint, which can include information such as company name, joint reference number and location, tools used and several other key joint specific data, all of which can be easily entered into the joint tightening procedure and then added to a retrievable and printable master joint register.
Designed for primary care practitioners, this illustrated guide will help readers master joint and soft tissue injection and aspiration procedures commonly performed in the office or clinic to treat common musculoskeletal conditions.