Groin

In architecture a groin is the projecting solid angle formed by the meeting of two vaults, growing more obtuse as it approaches the summit.
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Groin

(1) A shore-protection structure (built usually to trap LITTORAL DRIFT or retard EROSION of the shore). It is narrow in width (measured parallel to the shore) and its length may vary from tens to hundreds of meters (extending from a point landward of the shoreline out into the water). GROINS may be classified as permeable (with openings through the...
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groin

[n] - the crease at the junction of the inner part of the thigh with the trunk together with the adjacent region and often including the external genitals 2. [v] - build with groins
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Groin

junction of two curved surfaces in a vault
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Groin

The area at the front of the body where the thighs join the trunk.
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groin

In architecture, the angular curve made by the intersection of two vaults. In Gothic architecture the groins are always ribbed. See also vault. ...
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Groin

Where the inner thigh meets the body. This area contains a lot of lymph nodes.
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Groin

The groin is the area at the front of the body where the thigh meets the abdomen.
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Groin

The depression that marks the junction of the lower part of the anterior abdominal wall and the thigh.
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Groin

Groin: In anatomy, the area where the upper thigh meets the trunk. More precisely, the fold or depression marking the juncture of the lower abdomen and the inner part of the thigh. In sports medicine, 'groin injuries' are well known in pages of the sports section of newspapers. Etymology: The word 'groin' is thought to have come from the Old Englis...
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Groin

sharp edges where surfaces meet in a groin vault, not covered by ribs. See vault.
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Groin

Groin noun [ French groin , from grogner to grunt, Latin grunnire .] The snout of a swine. [ Obsolete] Chaucer.
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Groin

Groin intransitive verb [ French grogner to grunt, grumble.] To grunt to growl; to snarl; to murmur. [ Obsolete] Chaucer. « Bears that groined coatinually.» Spenser.
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Groin

Groin noun [ Icelandic grein distinction, division, branch; akin to Swedish gren , branch, space between the legs, Icelandic greina to distinguish, divide, Swedish grena to branch, straddle. Confer Grain a branch.] 1. (Anat.) The line between the lower...
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Groin

Groin transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Groined ; present participle & verbal noun Groining .] (Architecture) To fashion into groins; to build with groins. « The hand that rounded Peter's dome, And groined...
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groin

<anatomy> The area where the thigh meets the hip. ... (12 May 1997) ...
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groin

inguen noun the crease at the junction of the inner part of the thigh with the trunk together with the adjacent region and often including the external genitals
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groin

verb build with groins; `The ceiling was groined`
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groin

(groin) iliac region.
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Groin

• (n.) The projecting solid angle formed by the meeting of two vaults, growing more obtuse as it approaches the summit. • (n.) The line between the lower part of the abdomen and the thigh, or the region of this line; the inguen. • (v. i.) To grunt to growl; to snarl; to murmur. • (n.) The surface formed by two such vaults. &bull...
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groin

groin, in oceanography: see coast protection.
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Groin

Groin is British slang for a diamond ring.
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Groin

Groin is British slang for a diamond ring.
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groin

Type: Term Pronunciation: groyn Definitions: 1. Topographic area of the inferior abdomen related to the inguinal canal, lateral to the pubic region. 2. Sometimes used to indicate only the crease in the junction of the thigh with the trunk. Synonyms: inguen, inguinal region, regio inguinalis, iliac region
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Groin

In anatomy, the area where the upper thigh meets the trunk. More precisely, the fold or depression marking the juncture of the lower abdomen and the inner part of the thigh.
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