Definition of 'wrist'
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My wrists and ankles are tightly bound together. Times, Sunday Times (2016)This is to improve wrist power and hand speed. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Keep your wrist and forearm angled outwards as you go. The Sun (2014)The gadget is worn on the wrist like a watch. The Sun (2011)They put their hand over my wrist where the pin was. Times, Sunday Times (2013)You have to get the angle of the wrist and arm right. Times, Sunday Times (2010)He retired after the fifth stage with a busted left wrist and right hand. The Sun (2014)He said others on her wrists and forearms were consistent with her being gripped. The Sun (2011)The digital watch on his wrist was a symbol that he was a man of means. Times, Sunday Times (2009)They bound her wrists and ankles and left her slumped in the hallway. The Sun (2012)You check your blood pressure with an arm or wrist device. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Arms should be at your side with the rope turning from the wrists and forearms. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The chunky gold watch on his wrist was the only nod to his nickname. The Sun (2015)The men had been bound at the ankles and the wrists. Times, Sunday Times (2009)She can move her wrists and arms and loves to draw. Times, Sunday Times (2006)And the flash watch on his wrist? Times, Sunday Times (2006)Only then does he remove the chains from her upper arms and wrists to tie the larger chain around her waist. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Pressure is put on the forearm above the wrist to twist the forearm outwards so that the palm faces towards the head. Muscle Management (1991)This is a cyst attached to your wrist joint, which causes a firm swelling. The Sun (2015)White jammed his left wrist in practice on Tuesday. The Sun (2014)Though he was continuing in the race, he had hurt his left wrist. Times, Sunday Times (2014)He staggers back, releasing my left wrist. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Take the weight, maintaining a firm grip with wrists straight then take your feet from the foot pedal. Shape Your Body, Shape Your Life (1987)A woman came up to me, locked my wrists in a grip of steel and danced me round to the sound of martial music. Times, Sunday Times (2011)With the palm pointing up, place your index and middle finger just behind the skin crease of the wrist joint, below the base of your thumb. Times, Sunday Times (2011)
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Translations for 'wrist'
British English: wrist /rɪst/ NOUN
Your wrist is the part of your body between your hand and arm which bends when you move your hand.
- American English: wrist
- Arabic: مِعْصَم
- Brazilian Portuguese: pulso
- Chinese: 手腕
- Croatian: ručni zglob
- Czech: zápěstí
- Danish: håndled
- Dutch: pols
- European Spanish: muñeca
- Finnish: ranne
- French: poignet
- German: Handgelenk
- Greek: καρπός χέρι
- Italian: polso
- Japanese: 手首
- Korean: 팔목
- Norwegian: håndledd
- Polish: nadgarstek
- European Portuguese: pulso
- Romanian: încheietura mâinii
- Russian: запястье
- Spanish: muñeca articulación de la mano
- Swedish: handled
- Thai: ข้อมือ
- Turkish: bilek
- Ukrainian: зап'ястя
- Vietnamese: cổ tay
Definition of wrist from the Collins English Dictionary
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