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knees

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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  

British National Corpus

  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

How to pronounce knees?

  1. Alex
    Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
    Veena
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Numerology

  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:

    Real man sees it a shame to go down on his knees to please or propose own love to a woman

  2. Protester Beth Dori:

    The ransom is for us to stop fighting. They want to bring the Brazilian people to their knees. they did this so they could do what theyre doing now with social security and workers rights laws.

  3. Donald Trump:

    You can see how loyal he is. … I could have said Mitt, drop to your knees, he would have dropped to his knees.

  4. Marion Howard:

    Life is like a blanket too short. You pull it up and your toes rebel, you yank it down and shivers meander about your shoulder; but cheerful folks manage to draw their knees up and pass a very comfortable night.

  5. Lezley McSpadden:

    Almost four years ago to this day, I ran down this very street, and my son was covered in a sheet. It broke me, you know. It brought me down to my knees and made me feel crippled, as if I could do nothing else anymore, i learned to walk again.

Images & Illustrations of knees

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