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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. kneesnoun

    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. keens

  2. skene

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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. Josh Earnest:

    President Putin was striking a now-familiar pose of less-than-perfect posture, an unbuttoned jacket, and knees spread far apart, to convey a particular image.

  2. Natalie Soh:

    You have kind of consciously not be bending your knees, or powering yourself from the wrong part of your body -- that was the hardest part.

  3. Meeghan Moldof:

    It's clear from the video that my client was on the ground, jessica Dennis hands are under Jessica Dennis belly, the officer's knees are on Jessica Dennis back, and he's just gut-shotting Jessica Dennis, like one after another.

  4. Renee Lease:

    You know, you’re going to anticipate the concussions and the torn knees and the ankles and maybe even a [broken] clavicle or something, but this was a little bit rare.

  5. Alyssa Tushman:

    This industry, which is cruelly ironic, is on its knees. And we need a seat at the table. We never got one.

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