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1. n. a tavern; a speakeasy. (Prohibition.) I wanted to open a joint, but I don’t have the cash.
2. n. a low-class establishment; a dive. Let’s get out of this crummy joint.
3. n. a tobacco cigarette. Why are beggars being choosers about their joints all of a sudden?
4. n. a marijuana cigarette. The joint wasn’t enough to carry him very long.
5. n. a penis. (Usually objectionable.) He covered his joint and ran for the dressing room.
6. n. a jail; a prison. (Underworld.) Lefty just got out of the joint.
7. n. a toilet. I gotta get to the joint fast!
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Managing joint hypermobility Most people with hypermobile joints won't experience problems and won't require medical treatment.
To ensure healthy joints as one ages, Tow advises training the body to maintain a good posture at all times, avoid chronic overloading-meaning, excess weight-that can lead to faster degeneration of the joints, and to always warm up before exercising.
Based on amounts of field investigations of rockjoint surface shapes, the generalized models for the three level shapes such as macroscopic outline, surface undulating shape, and microcosmic roughness were established through the statistical analyses of surface profile curves of rock joints. The relative amplitude of profile curves was used as a borderline for the division of different level shapes.
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(2005) cite research conducted by Paulenkova (1984) that concludes that M&T construction is stronger than dowel construction for similar sized joints. Erdil et al.
Figure 1 shows a group of identical wave-soldered joints with different joint shapes: fat and standard.
Your thread-spool stack would be able to bend a long way, just as your spine joints let you bend your body forward, back, and to the sides.
Countertrack CVJ designs are used on the fixed joints of all propshafts, and on the wheel-end CVJ of front sideshafts of FWD, AWD and 4x4 vehicles.
When the stretches are accompanied by strengthening, the danger of injury is decreased tremendously and the muscles and joints are prepared for forthcoming activity.
For instance, your shoulder joints can move 180 degrees out from the body, but elbows can flex only 130 degrees, says Daniel Green, an orthopedic surgeon in New York.
The SX cartridge upgrade for Type S rotary joints offers the ability to re-use an existing head, flexible hoses and syphon equipment.
To prevent that tire wear, you mechanics can put in more durable CV joints on both front drive shafts.
Partial reps are easier on the joints than full-range reps, and can be done using faster lifting speeds and high reps for an intense training effect.
Pigmented villonodular synovitis is a benign but locally destructive disease that originates in the synovial membranes of the joints. It is a proliferative disorder of unknown etiology, and it is usually monarthric.