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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 joining
 接合

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Join v. t. [imp. & p. p. Joined p. pr. & vb. n. Joining.]
 1. To bring together, literally or figuratively; to place in contact; to connect; to couple; to unite; to combine; to associate; to add; to append.
    Woe unto them that join house to house.   --Is. v. 8.
 Held up his left hand, which did flame and burn
 Like twenty torches joined.   --Shak.
    Thy tuneful voice with numbers join.   --Dryden.
 2. To associate one's self to; to be or become connected with; to league one's self with; to unite with; as, to join a party; to join the church.
    We jointly now to join no other head.   --Dryden.
 3. To unite in marriage.
    He that joineth his virgin in matrimony.   --Wyclif.
    What, therefore, God hath joined together, let not man put asunder.   --Matt. xix. 6.
 4. To enjoin upon; to command. [Obs. & R.]
    They join them penance, as they call it.   --Tyndale.
 5. To accept, or engage in, as a contest; as, to join encounter, battle, issue.
 To join battle, To join issue. See under Battle, Issue.
 Syn: -- To add; annex; unite; connect; combine; consociate; couple; link; append. See Add.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 joining
      n : the act of bringing two things into contact (especially for
          communication); "the joining of hands around the table";
          "there was a connection via the internet" [syn: connection,
           connexion]