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Joining - definition(s)

Joining -

(1) [database structures] Appending the fields of one table to those of another through an attribute or field common to both tables. A join is usually used to attach more attributes to the attribute table of a geographic layer.

(2) [analysis/geoprocessing] Connecting two or more features from different sets of data so that they become a single feature.

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Source: esri, 24 May 2012 08:27:49, External 

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