Knee

The knee joint joins the thigh with the leg and consists of two articulations: one between the femur and tibia, and one between the femur and patella. It is the largest joint in the human body. The knee is a mobile trocho-ginglymus (a pivotal condylar joint), which permits flexion and extension as well as a slight internal and external rotation. A...
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knee

(ne) the area around the knee joint, a hinge joint that is one of the largest joints of the body and sustains great pressure. The knee includes the upper portion of the tibia, the lower end of the femur, and the patella, or kneecap. The bones are joined by ligaments, and the patella is secured to the adjacent bones by powerfu...
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knee

[n] - hinge joint in the human leg connecting the tibia and fibula with the femur and protected in front by the patella 2. [n] - cloth covering consisting of the part of a trouser leg that covers the knee
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Knee

• (n.) A piece of timber or metal formed with an angle somewhat in the shape of the human knee when bent. • (n.) A bending of the knee, as in respect or courtesy. • (v. t.) To supplicate by kneeling. • (n.) In man, the joint in the middle part of the leg. • (n.) The joint, or region of the joint, between the thigh and leg. ...
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knee

knee joint noun hinge joint in the human leg connecting the tibia and fibula with the femur and protected in front by the patella
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Knee

[construction] In woodworking, a knee is a natural or cut, curved piece of wood. Knees, sometimes called ships knees, are a common form of bracing in boat building and occasionally in timber framing. A knee rafter in carpentry is a bent rafter used to gain head room in an attic. ==Strength characteristics== Wood is a highly anisotropic mate...
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Knee

[strike] A knee strike (commonly referred to simply as a knee) is a strike with the knee, either with the kneecap or the surrounding area. Kneeing is a disallowed practice in many combat sports, especially to the head of a downed opponent. Styles such as Muay Thai and several mixed martial arts organizations allow kneeing depending on the p...
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Knee

Knee (nē) noun [ Middle English kne , cneo , As. cneó , cneów ; akin to Old Saxon knio , kneo , OFries. knī , G. & Dutch knie , Old High German chniu , chneo , Icelandic knē , Swedish knä ...
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knee

1. In man, the joint in the middle part of the leg. ... 2. <anatomy> The joint, or region of the joint, between the thigh and leg. In the horse and allied animals, the carpal joint, corresponding to the wrist in man. ... 3. <mechanics> A piece of timber or metal formed with an angle somewhat in the shape of the human knee when bent. ......
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KNEE

A brace or reinforcement between two joining planes. On our boat designs, knees are used to reinforce the junction between the bottom and the transom, between the sides and transom.
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Knee

a knee is the junction formed where a vertical meets a sloping member in a handrail.
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knee

A region in the lower extremity between the thigh and the leg that contains a synovial hinge joint.
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Knee

Curved braces with a upward bend. Also a vertical curve in a handrail.
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knee

hinge joint that is formed by the meeting of the thigh bone (femur) and the larger bone (tibia) of the lower leg. The knee is the largest joint in ... [4 related articles]
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Knee

Knee is an architectural term used in some parts of the west of England for the return of the dripstone at the spring of the arch.
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Knee

Knee: The knee is a joint which has three parts. The thigh bone (the femur) meets the large shin bone (the tibia) to form the main knee joint. This joint has an inner (medial) and an outer (lateral) compartment. The kneecap (the patella) joins the femur to form a third joint, called the patellofemoral joint. The patella protects the front of the kn...
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Knee

Portal frame haunch connection, between the stanchion and rafter.
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Knee

Refers to the convex or rounded out area at the top of a cabriole leg.
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Knee

See Stifle
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knee

Supporting braces used for strength when two parts are joined at an angle.
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Knee

That part of a column of a knee-type milling machine which carries the saddle and the table and prov
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Knee

The carpal joint, between the radius and the cannon of the foreleg
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Knee

The joint between the thigh and the lower leg, formed by the articulation of the femur and the tibia and covered anteriorly by the patella.
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Knee

The joint in the middle part of the leg, in the same location as the human knee.
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Knee

The joint of a horse's front leg between the cannon and the forearm. Anatomically equivalent to the human wrist.[163]
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