wrist meaning

[ rist ] Pronunciation:   "wrist" in a sentence
Noun: wrist  rist
  1. A joint between the distal end of the radius and the proximal row of carpal bones
    - carpus, wrist joint, radiocarpal joint, articulatio radiocarpea

Derived forms: wrists

Type of: articulatio plana, gliding joint

Part of: arm

Encyclopedia: Wrist Wrist, Germany

[Mechanical engineering]
A set of rotary joints to which the end effector of a robot is attached. Also known as wrist socket.

The region of the upper limb between the metacarpus and the FOREARM. n : the joint or the region of the joint between the human hand and the arm or a corresponding part on a lower animal


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  1. he scratched the stump of his wrist nervously.
  2. she looked down at her wrist solemnly.
  3. i lapped a bandage around the wrist.
  4. arthritis distorted his wrists.
  5. he then took me by the wrist with a sharp pressure.

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