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whip·lash

 (wĭp′lăsh′, hwĭp′-)
n.
1. The lash of a whip.
2. An injury to the cervical spine caused by an abrupt jerking motion of the head, either backward or forward.

whiplash

(ˈwɪpˌlæʃ)
n
1. (Arms & Armour (excluding Firearms)) a quick lash or stroke of a whip or like that of a whip
2. (Pathology) med See whiplash injury

whip•lash

(ˈʰwɪpˌlæʃ, ˈwɪp-)

n.
1. the lash of a whip.
2. an abrupt snapping motion resembling the lash of a whip.
3. a neck injury caused by a sudden jerking of the head backward, forward, or both.
[1565–75]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.whiplash - an injury to the neck (the cervical vertebrae) resulting from rapid acceleration or deceleration (as in an automobile accident)whiplash - an injury to the neck (the cervical vertebrae) resulting from rapid acceleration or deceleration (as in an automobile accident)
harm, hurt, injury, trauma - any physical damage to the body caused by violence or accident or fracture etc.
2.whiplash - a quick blow delivered with a whip or whiplike object; "the whip raised a red welt"
blow - a powerful stroke with the fist or a weapon; "a blow on the head"
Translations
سَيْر مَشْدود في طَرَف السَّوْط
piskesmæld
korbácsolásostorcsapás-sérülésostorszíj
svipuhögg
hyperflexia krkuremienok biča
boyun zedelenmesikamçı

whiplash

[ˈwɪplæʃ] N
1.tralla f, latigazo m
2. (Med) (also whiplash injury) → traumatismo m cervical

whiplash

hwɪplæʃ] n (also whiplash injury) → coup m du lapinwhipped cream ncrème f fouettée

whiplash

[ˈwɪpˌlæʃ] n (blow from whip) → frustata (Med) (also whiplash injury) → colpo di frusta

whip

(wip) noun
1. a long cord or strip of leather attached to a handle, used for punishing people, driving horses etc. He carries a whip but he would never use it on the horse.
2. in parliament, a member chosen by his party to make sure that no one fails to vote on important questions.
verbpast tense, past participle whipped
1. to strike with a whip. He whipped the horse to make it go faster; The criminals were whipped.
2. to beat (eggs etc).
3. to move fast especially with a twisting motion like a whip. Suddenly he whipped round and saw me; He whipped out a revolver and shot her.
ˈwhiplash noun
1. (the action of) the lash or cord of a whip.
2. a neck injury caused by a sudden movement of the head. He escaped the car crash with whiplash and a few bruises.
whipped ˈcream noun
liquid cream that has become thick by whipping it with a whisk. Whipped cream can be taken with ice-cream, coffee and cakes.
whip up
1. to whip. I'm whipping up eggs for the dessert.
2. to produce or prepare quickly. I'll whip up a meal in no time.

whiplash

n latigazo (cervical)
References in classic literature ?
At that word "deception," spoken with such self-contempt, the color flashed back into Hilda's face as suddenly as if she had been struck by a whiplash. She bit her lip and looked down at her hands, which were clasped tightly in front of her.
"I suppose," said the pedlar, throwing back his whiplash, to bring it down like a feather on the mare's flank, "you have not seen anything of old Mr.
As her beautiful head fell upon her chest I saw the clear red weal of a whiplash across her neck.
Anne would have infinitely preferred a whipping to this punishment under which her sensitive spirit quivered as from a whiplash. With a white, set face she obeyed.
They sat about the house most of the day as if it were Sunday; greasing their boots, mending their suspenders, plaiting whiplashes.
From this ledger he drew forth a couple of whiplashes, three or four buckles, a little sample-bag of corn, and, finally, a small roll of very dirty bank-notes, from which he selected the required amount, which he handed over to Sam.
Automotive Whiplash Protection System (WPS) is a safety system in the vehicles to provide protection against whiplash injury.
[USPRwire, Wed Aug 07 2019] According to the latest report by Fact.MR, the global automotive Whiplash Protection System market is expected to witness robust growth.
"Unfortunately, some people do suffer legitimate whiplash injuries, or much worse as a result of a car accident and these people deserve to be fairly compensated.
After being in a car accident, if you're experiencing whiplash symptoms, it's very likely your neck muscles may have been sprained because they have overstretched.
The move comes just over a year after Port Logistics Group took an ownership interest in Whiplash: since February 2018, Port Logistics Group has fulfilled more than 1.5m orders using the Whiplash platform and attracted premier online brands, such as goop and Betabrand, which have benefitted from the expanded capabilities in pure-play ecommerce fulfillment.
How can someone discover whiplash so long afterwards?