[ US /ˈni/ ]
[ UK /nˈiː/ ]
  1. the part of a trouser leg that provides the cloth covering for the knee
  2. hinge joint in the human leg connecting the tibia and fibula with the femur and protected in front by the patella
  3. joint between the femur and tibia in a quadruped; corresponds to the human knee
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How To Use knee In A Sentence

  • They missed it because they are too busy bootlicking ObamaCare, on their hands and knees. Political Instability and the Coming Defeat of ObamaCare | RedState
  • My knee has swollen up and it is a bit stiff. The Sun
  • Suffice to say there are a few bruised knees. Times, Sunday Times
  • Observing the affected knee may reveal dystrophic changes, alteration of skin color, calluses related to kneeling or occupational abuse of the knee, scars, scratches, or rashes.
  • He drew his knees up to his chest.
  • The man pumped up the pressure and returned to kneel in front of William. A Roomful of Birds - Scottish short stories 1990
  • Back in the mid-1980s, for example, knee replacement surgery was considered a success if the patient wound up with 90 degrees of flexion, which is "nothing near normal," he says. Latest News
  • Make sure you cut holes for your eyes to peer out of or a hole at the top for your your head, but for the sake of moveability, make sure the box only comes down to your knees or waist. Somewhat quick and cheap geek costumes for Halloween
  • Both of the boys jumped out onto the stage, and slid on their knees to the front of the stage.
  • For the kids the knee-jerk tourist products are wooden toys, but they are lumpish, boring objects, unlikely to appeal to any but the most simple-minded of toddlers.
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