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Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. knees

    Dagger-knees are those which are fixed rather obliquely to avoid an adjacent gun-port, or where, from the vicinity of the next beam, there is not space for the arms of two lodging-knees.--Lodging-knees are fixed horizontally in the ship's frame, having one arm bolted to the beam, and the other across two or three of the timbers.--Standard-knees are those which, being upon a deck, have one arm bolted down to it, and the other pointing upwards secured to the ship's side; such also, are the bits and channels.

Editors Contribution

  1. knees

    Plural noun of knee.

    She bent down on her knees to cut the flowerbeds back in the Autumn.

    Submitted by MaryC on January 3, 2016  

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  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'knees' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3759

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'knees' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4015

Anagrams for knees »

  1. skene

  2. keens

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of knees in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of knees in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of knees in a Sentence

  1. Anuj Somany:

    Bravery is to remain standing upright on his own toe before the wife and Slavery is to keep going down on own knees to bow before her in his life.

  2. Vikrant Parsai:

    Prepare yourself for when the water comes up to your knees.

  3. Victor Hugo:

    Certain thoughts are prayers. There are moments when whatever be the attitude of the body, the soul is on its knees.

  4. Nick Selby:

    Remember, this isn’t the first time Sony has been brought to its knees by a hacker group. In 2011, hackers took down Sony’s PlayStation Network for 23 days, sony Pictures has royally P.O.’d someone, and if they make it their mission to sink Sony, it’s possible they could do it. A company of their size can withstand this type of hit once, but not three, four, five times in a row.

  5. Governor Huckabee:

    The Bible is God’s final authority about marriage and on this book we stand. when an individual is faced with a decision of bowing to Caesar or bowing his knee to God – he has to take his stand and get on his knees to God instead of Caesar.

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    (of a flowering plant) having two cotyledons in the seed
    • A. jejune
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    • C. repugnant
    • D. dicotyledonous

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