knee action

knee action

n.
An automotive front-wheel suspension that permits independent vertical motion of each wheel.

knee′ ac`tion


n.
a form of suspension for the front wheels of an automotive vehicle permitting each wheel to rise and fall independently of the other.
[1930–35]
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She could feel his back end rise and fall, but his flat knee action kept him floating instead of ramming each foot into the ground.
Mark Johnston's high-calibre colt has such a high knee action that the cut in the ground on the Roodee will be beneficial.
He has a high knee action that will be well suited by the cut in the ground on the Roodeye.
Mark Johnston's high-calibre colt has such a high knee action that any cut in the ground on the Roodee would be most beneficial.
Mark Johnston's highcalibre colt has such a high knee action that any cut in the ground on the Roodee would be most beneficial.
The Orion is a microprocessor controlled prosthetic knee in which the sensors measure knee action in real time and process that information to anticipate support and speed requirements.
A winner of the Washington Singer at Newbury previously, his high knee action, if not his breeding, suggests he will cope with soft/ heavy ground and he gets a sporting vote in a fascinating race.
I would say the firm ground might hurt the horse because he is so big and has a high knee action.
I would say the firm might hurt the horse because he is so big and has a high knee action.
11 High Knee Skip: Perform a skip on the down foot, coinciding with a high knee action with the opposite leg.
The ground may have been a bit firm for him as he has a high knee action, but he did it well.
I think that he is better on softer ground and he has a high knee action, but safe ground is all that he really needs.