2 Definitions of Joist

The meaning of the word joist, the definition of Joist:

n. - A piece of timber laid horizontally, or nearly so, to which the planks of the floor, or the laths or furring strips of a ceiling, are nailed; -- called, according to its position or use, binding joist, bridging joist, ceiling joist, trimming joist, etc. See Illust. of Double-framed floor, under Double, a.

v. t. - To fit or furnish with joists.

The word "joist" uses 5 letters: I J O S T

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n - joints   s - joists  

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