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knee 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Verb
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knees, plural;
  1. Hit (someone) with one's knee
    • - she kneed him in the groin
Noun
  1. The joint between the thigh and the lower leg in humans

  2. The corresponding or analogous joint in other animals

  3. The upper surface of someone's thigh when sitting; a person's lap
    • - they were eating their supper on their knees
  4. The part of a garment covering the knee

  5. An angled piece of wood or metal frame used to connect and support the beams and timbers of a wooden vessel; a triangular plate serving the same purpose in a modern vessel

  6. An abrupt obtuse or approximately right-angled bend in a graph between parts where the slope varies smoothly


  1. hinge joint in the human leg connecting the tibia and fibula with the femur and protected in front by the patella
  2. the part of a trouser leg that provides the cloth covering for the knee
  3. In woodworking, a knee is a curved piece of load-bearing wood that is often used to connect adjacent members at approximately right angles to one another. ...
  4. A knee strike (commonly referred to simply as a knee) is a strike with the knee, either with the kneecap or the surrounding area. Kneeing is a disallowed practice in many combat sports, especially to the head of a downed opponent. ...
  5. (kneeing) a minor penalty which occurs when a player uses a knee to hit his opponent in the leg, thigh or lower body.
  6. (kneeing) The ability of the upper stem of deepwater or floating rice plants to bend upward after water has receded.
  7. (knees) Supporting braces used for strength when two parts are joined.
  8. (knees) The tree trunk in wet conditions exhibits a broad buttress with protrusions from the roots.
  9. (KNEES) 8. Are your knees slightly lower than the hips?
  10. (KNEES) The configuration of a parrot’s leg is such that it looks as if the leg has a backward knee. What is often confused for a backward knee is actually the ankle. The knee is usually tucked up into the belly and under the wing.
  11. (Knees) (players must do 'no touches' - jump over without touching it)
  12. (Knees) Terms used to describe the bare underside of many roses, usually later in the season and almost always unflattering. ...
  13. (Knees) emotional commitment
  14. (knees) how well aligned are your mare's knees? from the front view, are they
  15. The connecting area of a column and rafter of a structural frame such as a rigid frame.
  16. To dream that your knees are too large, denotes sudden ill luck for you. If they are stiff and pain you, swift and fearful calamity awaits you. For a woman to dream that she has well-formed and smooth knees, predicts she will have many admirers, but none to woo her in wedlock. ...
  17. An intensity range by compressing white levels greater than a preset intensity.
  18. A timber with two arms at right angles or nearly so, used to connect a ship's beams with her sides or timbers.
  19. That part of a column of a knee-type milling machine which carries the saddle and the table and provides the machine with vertical feed adjustments.
  20. An abrupt bend in a stem or tree trunk, or an outgrowth rising from the roots of some swamp-growing trees. Example: bald cypress.
  21. In video, by convention, the circuitry introducing white compression into the opto-electronic transfer function and thereby modifying the curve for a more gradual approach to white clip.
  22. The second joint of the hind leg. Connects the thigh to the leg. Also known as the stifle.
  23. Curved braces with a upward bend. Also a vertical curve in a handrail.
  24. A block of wood having a natural angular shape or a block cut to a bracket shape and used for the purpose of fastening and strengthening corners of deck openings, intersections of timbers, and supporting deck beams.
  25. The enlarged end of the hind femur (Fig. 6).