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The place where parts join

joint

noun

a place where two parts of something are connected

join

noun

the place where two objects have been connected together

splice

noun

the place where two things have been spliced together

seam

noun

a line where two pieces of metal, wood etc have been joined

ridge

noun

a line formed where two sloping surfaces join, especially at the top of a roof

connection

noun

a place where two things join

node

noun

the place where two parts of a structure meet

vertex

noun

the point where two lines join at an angle

pre-cation

a paid holiday given to a new employee before they start their job

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