how to pronounce joist


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joist is pronounced in one syllable

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An example use of joist in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… hanging from a joist or a ceiling or a …”

meanings of joist


  1. 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.


  1. To fit or furnish with joists.

joist frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word joist occurs in english on average 0.4 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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