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wrist

 (rĭst)
n.
1.
a. The joint between the human hand and forearm.
b. A similar joint in other vertebrates.
c. See carpus.
2. The part of a sleeve or glove that encircles the wrist.
tr.v. wrist·ed, wrist·ing, wrists
To shoot (a puck) by making a wrist shot.

[Middle English, from Old English; see wer- in Indo-European roots.]

wrist

(rɪst)
n
1. (Anatomy) anatomy the joint between the forearm and the hand. Technical name: carpus
2. (Clothing & Fashion) the part of a sleeve or glove that covers the wrist
3. (Mechanical Engineering) machinery
a. See wrist pin
b. a joint in which a wrist pin forms the pivot
[Old English; related to Old High German, Old Norse rist. See wriggle, wry]

wrist

(rɪst)

n.
1. Also called carpus.
a. the lower part of the forearm, where it joins the hand.
b. the joint or articulation between the forearm and the hand.
2. the part of a garment that fits around the wrist.
[before 950; Middle English, Old English, c. Middle Low German wrist, Middle High German rist wrist, instep, Old Norse rist instep]

wrist

  • dolman sleeve - One that is much wider at the arm-hole than it is at the wrist, patterned on a Turkish robe.
  • rasceta, rascettes - The deep transverse creases across your wrist at the base of the palm are rasceta or rascettes.
  • carpus - In humans, it is the group of eight bones that form the wrist and part of the hand.
  • wrist - The wrist of the foot is the instep or ankle.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.wrist - a joint between the distal end of the radius and the proximal row of carpal boneswrist - a joint between the distal end of the radius and the proximal row of carpal bones
carpal, carpal bone, wrist bone - any of the eight small bones of the wrist of primates
carpal tunnel - a passageway in the wrist through which nerves and the flexor muscles of the hands pass
arm - a human limb; technically the part of the superior limb between the shoulder and the elbow but commonly used to refer to the whole superior limb
articulatio plana, gliding joint - a freely moving joint in which the articulations allow only gliding motions

wrist

noun
Related words
technical name carpus
adjective carpal
Translations
مِعْصَممِعْصَم، رُسْغ اليَد
zápěstí
håndled
ranne
ručni zglob
csukló
úlnliîur
手首
팔목
rankinis laikrodisriešas
plaukstas locītava
zapestje
handled
ข้อมือ
cổ tay

wrist

[rɪst]
A. Nmuñeca f
B. CPD wrist joint Narticulación f de la muñeca

wrist

[ˈrɪst] npoignet m

wrist

nHandgelenk nt; to slash one’s wristssich (dat)die Pulsadern aufschneiden

wrist

:
wristband
nArmband nt; (on dress, shirt) → Ärmelbündchen nt; (Sport) → Schweißband nt
wristlet
nArmband nt; wrists pl (sl: = handcuffs) → Manschetten pl (inf)

wrist

:
wristlock
nPolizeigriff m; to put a wrist on somebodyjdn im Polizeigriff halten
wrist rest
n (Comput) → Handballenauflage f
wristwatch
nArmbanduhr f

wrist

[rɪst] npolso

wrist

(rist) noun
the (part of the arm at the) joint between hand and forearm. I can't play tennis – I've hurt my wrist.
ˈwrist-watch, ˈwristlet-watch (-lit-) nouns
a watch worn on the wrist.

wrist

مِعْصَم zápěstí håndled Handgelenk καρπός muñeca ranne poignet ručni zglob polso 手首 팔목 pols håndledd nadgarstek pulso запястье handled ข้อมือ bilek cổ tay 手腕

wrist

n. carpo, muñeca. V.: carpus.
___ dropmuñeca caída.

wrist

n muñeca
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