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1. tongue

noun. ['ˈtʌŋ'] a mobile mass of muscular tissue covered with mucous membrane and located in the oral cavity.

Synonyms

  • mouth
  • rima oris
  • pharynx
  • oral cavity
  • organ
  • throat
  • lingua
  • taste bud
  • glossa
  • gustatory organ
  • clapper
  • oral fissure
  • articulator

Antonyms

  • roughen
  • inactivity
  • overact
  • underact

Etymology

  • tonge (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • tunge (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Tongue And Groove Joint

  • exclamation-point
  • disappoint
  • datapoint
  • reappoint
  • pierpoint
  • disjoint
  • lapointe
  • lapoint
  • appoint
  • anoint
  • pointe
  • point
  • .point
  • joynt

Example sentences of the word tongue-and-groove-joint


1. Noun Phrase
Tap the tongue and groove joint tightly together using a hammer and block of wood.

2. tongue

noun. ['ˈtʌŋ'] a human written or spoken language used by a community; opposed to e.g. a computer language.

Synonyms

  • natural language
  • Khoisan language
  • Afroasiatic language
  • Eskimo-Aleut language
  • Munda-Mon-Khmer
  • Eskimo-Aleut
  • Caucasian
  • Nilo-Saharan language
  • Chukchi
  • Dravidian
  • mother tongue
  • Sino-Tibetan language
  • Caucasian language
  • Chukchi language
  • Austro-Asiatic
  • Papuan
  • Austronesian
  • Cassite
  • Afroasiatic
  • Ural-Altaic
  • first language
  • maternal language
  • Niger-Kordofanian
  • Elamite
  • Sino-Tibetan
  • Indian
  • Austronesian language
  • Afrasian language
  • Afro-Asiatic
  • Susian
  • Indo-Hittite
  • American-Indian language
  • Afrasian
  • Austro-Asiatic language
  • Hmong
  • Papuan language
  • tone language
  • creole
  • Miao
  • Nilo-Saharan
  • Dravidic
  • Indo-European language
  • Amerind
  • Basque
  • tonal language
  • language
  • Indo-European
  • Niger-Kordofanian language
  • American Indian
  • Elamitic
  • Khoisan
  • Hmong language
  • Kassite
  • linguistic communication
  • Amerindian language
  • Hamito-Semitic

Antonyms

  • tightness
  • immovability
  • immovableness
  • refrain

Etymology

  • tonge (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • tunge (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. tongue

noun. ['ˈtʌŋ'] any long thin projection that is transient.

Synonyms

  • knife

Etymology

  • tonge (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • tunge (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. groove

noun. ['ˈgruːv'] a long narrow furrow cut either by a natural process (such as erosion) or by a tool (as e.g. a groove in a phonograph record).

Synonyms

  • washout
  • rut
  • depression
  • striation
  • track
  • impression
  • quirk
  • imprint
  • stria
  • dado
  • rabbet
  • rebate
  • channel
  • fluting

Antonyms

  • anticyclone
  • natural object
  • familiarity
  • disjoin

Etymology

  • groof (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. groove

noun. ['ˈgruːv'] a settled and monotonous routine that is hard to escape.

Synonyms

  • rut
  • routine

Antonyms

  • anestrus
  • highland
  • natural elevation

Etymology

  • groof (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. tongue

noun. ['ˈtʌŋ'] a manner of speaking.

Synonyms

  • sharp tongue
  • delivery
  • manner of speaking

Antonyms

  • inactiveness
  • inaction
  • straight line
  • detach

Etymology

  • tonge (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • tunge (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. joint

adjective. ['ˈdʒɔɪnt'] united or combined.

Synonyms

  • conjunct
  • cooperative
  • conjoint
  • corporate
  • collective
  • united
  • conjoined
  • cosignatory
  • conjunctive
  • integrated
  • clannish
  • concerted
  • common

Antonyms

  • divided
  • distributive
  • segregated
  • individual
  • separate

8. joint

noun. ['ˈdʒɔɪnt'] (anatomy) the point of connection between two bones or elements of a skeleton (especially if it allows motion).

Synonyms

  • endoskeleton
  • body part
  • articulatio synovialis
  • articulatio
  • articulation
  • articular muscle
  • hock-joint
  • knee
  • fetlock joint
  • stifle
  • hip socket
  • synovial joint
  • sutura
  • hock
  • fibrous joint
  • articulatory system
  • elbow
  • diarthrosis
  • fetlock

Antonyms

  • uncastrated
  • attend
  • increased
  • erase

9. joint

noun. ['ˈdʒɔɪnt'] a disreputable place of entertainment.

Synonyms

  • juke joint
  • jook joint
  • jook house
  • spot
  • jook
  • juke

Antonyms

  • uncut
  • switch on
  • strengthen
  • malfunction

10. joint

adjective. ['ˈdʒɔɪnt'] affecting or involving two or more.

Antonyms

  • separation
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