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Crustacea glossary. Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County. 2011.
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Wrist — Wrist, n. [OE. wriste, wrist, AS. wrist; akin to OFries. wriust, LG. wrist, G. rist wrist, instep, Icel. rist instep, Dan. & Sw. vrist, and perhaps to E. writhe.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Anat.) The joint, or the region of the joint, between the hand… … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
wrist — wrist; wrist·band; wrist·bone; wrist·drop; wrist·er; wrist·let; wrist·lock; wrist·watch; wrist·work; … English syllables
wrist — [rist] n. [ME < OE < base of wræstan, to twist, WREST] 1. the joint or part of the arm between the hand and the forearm; carpus 2. the corresponding part in an animal 3. the part of a sleeve, glove, etc. that covers the wrist 4. WRIST PIN ☆ … English World dictionary
wrist — (n.) O.E. wrist, from P.Gmc. *wristiz (Cf. O.N. rist instep, O.Fris. wrist, M.Du. wrist, Ger. Rist back of the hand, instep ), from P.Gmc. *wrig , *wreik to turn (see WRY (Cf. wry)). The notion is the turning joint … Etymology dictionary
wrist — S3 [rıst] n [: Old English;] the part of your body where your hand joins your arm on/around your wrist ▪ She had a gold watch on her wrist … Dictionary of contemporary English
wrist — [ rıst ] noun count ** the part of your body between your hand and your arm: He looked at the gold watch on his wrist. a. slash your wrists to cut your wrists, especially in order to hurt or kill yourself … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English
wrist|y — «RIHS tee», adjective. performed by flexure of the wrist; marked by or skilled in wristwork: »wristy shots or strokes, a wristy play … Useful english dictionary
wrist — ► NOUN ▪ the joint connecting the hand with the forearm. ORIGIN Old English, probably related to WRITHE(Cf. ↑writhe) … English terms dictionary
wrist|er — «RIHS tuhr», noun. U.S. Dialect. a wristlet … Useful english dictionary
Wrist — Wappen Deutschlandkarte … Deutsch Wikipedia
wrist — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ bony, slender, small, thin, tiny ▪ limp, weak ▪ broken, fractured … Collocations dictionary