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

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

Portal frame haunch connection, between the stanchion and rafter.
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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

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

Knee (nē) transitive verb To supplicate by kneeling. [ Obsolete] « Fall down, and knee The way into his mercy.» Shak
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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

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

noun the part of a trouser leg that provides the cloth covering for the knee
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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.) 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

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

Type: Term Pronunciation: nē Definitions: 1. Any structure of angular shape resembling a flexed knee. Synonyms: genu1 See: knee joint, anterior region of knee, posterior region of knee
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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

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

The knee joint. Credit: Lucile Packard Children's Hospital The joint between the femur (thigh-bone) and the tibia (shin-bone). A third bone, the patella (kneecap) lies across the front of the joint. The knee is a modified hinge joint, which is capable of bending, straightening, and slight rota...
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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

the junction of the thigh and the leg.
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Knee

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

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