a committee appointed from both houses of a bicameral legislature in order to reach a compromise on their differences concerning a particular issue.
noun 1. a plasterlike material used to cover joints or the heads of screws in drywall or plasterboard.
- Joint consultation
noun 1. a formal system of communication between the management of an organization and the employees’ representatives used prior to taking decisions affecting the workforce, usually effected through a joint consultative committee
noun 1. custody, as of a child whose parents are separated, in which two or more people share responsibility.
- Joint density function
noun 1. (statistics) a function of two or more random variables from which can be obtained a single probability that all the variables in the function will take specified values or fall within specified intervals