joint of hand n.
Any of the joints of the hand, including the wrist joint and the carpal, carpometacarpal, intermetacarpal, metacarpophalangeal, and interphalangeal joints.
- Joint photographic experts group
image, body, file format, standard (JPEG) The original name of the committee that designed the standard image compression algorithm. JPEG is designed for compressing either full-colour or grey-scale digital images of “natural”, real-world scenes. It does not work so well on non-realistic images, such as cartoons or line drawings. JPEG does not handle compression of […]
noun 1. a resolution adopted by both branches of a bicameral legislative assembly and requiring the signature of the chief executive to become law. noun 1. (US) a resolution passed by both houses of a bicameral legislature, signed by the chief executive and legally binding A measure approved by both houses of the United States […]
[join-tris] /ˈdʒɔɪn trɪs/ noun, Law. 1. a woman on whom a jointure has been settled. /ˈdʒɔɪntrɪs/ noun 1. (law) a woman entitled to a jointure
noun 1. a U.S. income-tax return reporting the combined income of a married couple.