from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The joint between the hand and the forearm.
- n. See carpus.
- n. The part of a sleeve or glove that encircles the wrist.
- transitive v. To shoot (a puck) by making a wrist shot.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The complex joint between forearm bones, carpus, and metacarpals where the hand is attached to the arm; the carpus in narrow sense.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The joint, or the region of the joint, between the hand and the arm; the carpus. See Carpus.
- n. A stud or pin which forms a journal; -- also called wrist pin.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. That part of the fore limb or arm which comes between the forearm and the hand, and by which the latter is joined or jointed to the former; the wrist-joint; technically, the carpus, or the carpal articulation.
- n. The ankle or the instep.
- n. In machinery, a stud or pin projecting from the side of a crank, wheel, or other moving part, and forming a means of attachment to a connecting-rod leading to some other part of the mechanism. Also called wrist-pin.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a joint between the distal end of the radius and the proximal row of carpal bones
Maybe an elastic around your wrist is a good solution for you.
And I played volleyball for so many hours that my wrist is all bruised greenish blue now, four days later.
So even this very mild slap on the wrist is a little unjust.
The skeleton of the hand exhibits, in the region which we term the wrist, and which is technically called the
Though the time off was frustrating, Sheldon says his wrist is as strong as it was before the operations.
On her wrist is a metal crescent with this inscription:
The skeleton of the hand exhibits, in the region which we term the wrist, and which is technically called the 'carpus' -- two rows of closely fitted polygonal bones, four in each row, which are tolerably equal in size.
My wrist is pretty well all right again, but Im still wearing a strap.
He added that the wrist is coming along, but as far as a return, said, I can't really tell, I'm just using my right hand.
On Clinton Portis 'intentionally falling to protect the ball: Well, from what I know, Clinton's wrist is sore.