gurney

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gur·ney

 (gûr′nē)
n. pl. gur·neys
A metal stretcher with wheeled legs, used for transporting patients.

[Probably after J. Theodore Gurney, American inventor who patented a type of wheeled horse-drawn cab in 1883.]

gurney

(ˈɡɜːnɪ)
n
(Medicine) US a wheeled stretcher for transporting hospital patients
[C20: of unknown origin]

Gurney

(ˈɡɜːnɪ)
n
(Biography) Ivor (Bertie). 1890–1937, British poet and composer, noted esp for his songs and his poems of World War I

gur•ney

(ˈgɜr ni)

n., pl. -neys.
a flat, padded table or stretcher with legs and wheels, for transporting patients or bodies.
[1935–40; of unexplained orig.]

gurney

- A stretcher with wheels.
See also related terms for wheels.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.gurney - a metal stretcher with wheelsgurney - a metal stretcher with wheels  
stretcher - a litter for transporting people who are ill or wounded or dead; usually consists of a sheet of canvas stretched between two poles
Translations
kerekes hordágy

gurney

[ˈgɜːnɪ] N (US) → camilla f

gurney

[ˈgɜːni] (US) n (in hospital)lit m roulant

gurney

n (US) → (Trag)bahre f

gur·ney

n. camilla.

gurney

n camilla