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Joist vs. Stud

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  • Joist (noun)

    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.

  • Joist (verb)

    To fit or furnish with joists.

  • Stud (noun)

    A male animal, especially a stud horse (stallion), kept for breeding.

    "sire"

  • Stud (noun)

    A female animal, especially a studmare (broodmare), kept for breeding.

  • Stud (noun)

    A group of such animals.

  • Stud (noun)

    An animal (usually livestock) that has been registered and is retained for breeding.

  • Stud (noun)

    A place, such as a ranch, where such animals are kept.

  • Stud (noun)

    A sexually attractive male; also a lover in great demand.

    "he-man|hunk"

  • Stud (noun)

    A small object that protrudes from something; an ornamental knob.

    "a collar with studs"

  • Stud (noun)

    A small round earring.

    "She's wearing studs in her ears."

  • Stud (noun)

    A vertical post, especially one of the small uprights in the framing for lath and plaster partitions, and furring, and upon which the laths are nailed.

  • Stud (noun)

    A stem; a trunk.

  • Stud (noun)

    A type of poker where an individual cannot throw cards away and some of her cards are exposed (also stud poker).

  • Stud (noun)

    A short rod or pin, fixed in and projecting from something, and sometimes forming a journal.

  • Stud (noun)

    A stud bolt.

  • Stud (noun)

    An iron brace across the shorter diameter of the link of a chain cable.

  • Stud (noun)

    abbreviation of student

  • Stud (verb)

    To set with studs; to furnish with studs.

  • Stud (verb)

    To be scattered over the surface of (something) at intervals.

  • Stud (verb)

    To set (something) over a surface at intervals.

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Oxford Dictionary
  • Joist (noun)

    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; - called, according to its position or use, binding joist, bridging joist, ceiling joist, trimming joist, etc. See Illust. of Double-framed floor, under Double, a.

  • Joist

    To fit or furnish with joists.

  • Stud (noun)

    A collection of breeding horses and mares, or the place where they are kept; also, a number of horses kept for a racing, riding, etc.

  • Stud (noun)

    A stem; a trunk.

  • Stud (noun)

    An upright scanting, esp. one of the small uprights in the framing for lath and plaster partitions, and furring, and upon which the laths are nailed.

  • Stud (noun)

    A kind of nail with a large head, used chiefly for ornament; an ornamental knob; a boss.

  • Stud (noun)

    An ornamental button of various forms, worn in a shirt front, collar, wristband, or the like, not sewed in place, but inserted through a buttonhole or eyelet, and transferable.

  • Stud (noun)

    A short rod or pin, fixed in and projecting from something, and sometimes forming a journal.

  • Stud (noun)

    An iron brace across the shorter diameter of the link of a chain cable.

  • Stud

    To adorn with shining studs, or knobs.

  • Stud

    To set with detached ornaments or prominent objects; to set thickly, as with studs.

Webster Dictionary
  • Joist (noun)

    beam used to support floors or roofs

  • Stud (noun)

    a man who is virile and sexually active

  • Stud (noun)

    ornament consisting of a circular rounded protuberance (as on a vault or shield or belt)

  • Stud (noun)

    an upright in house framing

  • Stud (noun)

    adult male horse kept for breeding

  • Stud (noun)

    poker in which each player receives hole cards and the remainder are dealt face up; bets are placed after each card is dealt

  • Stud (verb)

    scatter or intersperse like dots or studs;

    "Hills constellated with lights"

  • Stud (verb)

    provide with or construct with studs;

    "stud the wall"

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