Associations to the word «Wrist»


WRIST, noun. (anatomy) The complex joint between forearm bones, carpus, and metacarpals where the hand is attached to the arm; the carpus in a narrow sense.
WRIST, noun. (engineering) A stud or pin which forms a journal.
WRIST BAND, noun. Alternative spelling of wristband
WRIST BANDS, noun. Plural of wrist band Alternative spelling of wristbands
WRIST PLATE, noun. A swinging plate in a steam engine, bearing two or more wrists, for operating the valves.
WRIST REST, noun. A padded platform that raises the wrists above a keyboard.
WRIST SHOT, noun. (ice hockey) a shot that involves using the arm muscles, predominantly the wrist, to propel the puck using the concave side of the blade.
WRIST SPIN, noun. (cricket) A style of bowling in which the bowler spins the ball by releasing it from the back of the hand, running his fingers down the side of the ball as it is released
WRIST SPINNER, noun. (cricket) A bowler who specializes in wrist spin
WRIST SPINNERS, noun. Plural of wrist spinner
WRIST SPINS, noun. Plural of wrist spin

Dictionary definition

WRIST, noun. A joint between the distal end of the radius and the proximal row of carpal bones.

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