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knee



knee
genou


Définitions

anglais > français
knee
     1. n. (Anatomie) Genou, articulation de la jambe.
     2. v. Frapper avec le genou.
anglais > anglais
knee
     1. n. In humans, the joint or the region of the joint in the middle part of the leg between the thigh and the shank.
           Penny was wearing a miniskirt, so she skinned her exposed knees when she fell.
     2. n. In the horse and allied animals, the carpal joint, corresponding to the wrist in humans.
     3. n. The part of a garment that covers the knee.
     4. n. (shipbuilding) A piece of timber or metal formed with an angle somewhat in the shape of the human knee when bent.
     5. n. (archaic) An act of kneeling, especially to show respect or courtesy.
           To make a knee.
     6. n. Any knee-shaped item or sharp angle in a line, "the knee of a graph", an inflection point.
     7. n. A blow made with the knee; a kneeing.
     8. v. (transitive, archaic) To kneel to.
     9. v. To poke or strike with the knee.
français > anglais
genou
     1. n-m. knee
     2. n-m. lap

Prononciation



Exemples de phrases

How'd you get the knee
Ever since I was a wee babe on my mother's knee I've lived with the weight of Ireland's stereotypes. 
You can divide each leg into thigh and drumstick by cutting through the knee joint. 
Sitting on my stair, I saw the remnants of a broken bottle outside lying at the bodies knee, the neck of it still lax in the hand and deepening in colour from red to black. 
Gone were her stiff white starched blouses and knee length plaid skirts. 


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