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knuckles, plural;
  1. Rub or press (something, esp. the eyes) with the knuckles

  1. A part of a finger at a joint where the bone is near the surface, esp. where the finger joins the hand
    • - Charlotte rapped on the window with her knuckles
  2. A projection of the carpal or tarsal joint of a quadruped

  3. A cut of meat consisting of such a projection together with the adjoining parts
    • - a knuckle of pork

  1. press or rub with the knuckles
  2. a joint of a finger when the fist is closed
  3. shoot a marble while keeping one's knuckles on the ground
  4. The knuckles are the joints of the fingers and toes, which are brought into prominence when the hand is clenched and a fist is made. The word is derived from Knöchlein, the diminutive of the German word for bone (Knochen). ...
  5. Any of the joints between the phalanges of the fingers; A mechanical joint; A cut of meat; The curved part of the cushion at the entrance to the pockets on a cue sports table; To apply pressure, or rub or massage with one's knuckles
  6. (Knuckles) [Slang], lumpy protrusions on the edges, and sometimes the underside, of a thunderstorm anvil. They usually appear on the upwind side of a back-sheared anvil, and indicate rapid expansion of the anvil due to the presence of a very strong updraft. They are not mammatus clouds. ...
  7. (KNUCKLES) Indecision; lack of focus; wasting time rather than 'knuckling down' / Yielding or submitting to something, perhaps without fully thinking it through; being told off; acting stupidly / If white: Extreme anxiety or fear
  8. (Knuckles) Raised loops of a woven textile structure.
  9. (Knuckles) game that girls would not play . It  involved smashing your knuckles on top of opponent’s hand.
  10. (Knuckles) mountain range lies east of Kandy and Matale, separated from the central hills by the Dumbara valley. It extends 19 km from Laggala in the north to Urugala in the south. Its popular name Dumbara hills, is derived by it being perpetually covered in mist. ...
  11. (knuckles) part of a woven screen mesh where the threads intersect and overlap.
  12. (knuckles) small tough rubber pieces scattered throughout a bale of raw rubber that do not disperse easily or accept carbon black and other compounding materials during mixing.
  13. The selvage obtained by interlocking adjacent pairs of wire ends and bending the wire back into a loop.
  14. The movable portion of the drawbar coupler.
  15. A casting at the outboard ends of the axles that the spindle / hub / wheel assembly connects to. Replacement knuckles are used on lifted IFS vehicles when the lower control arms are lowered, but the upper control arms are not.
  16. The transition area between a vessel shell and bottom, dome or ends.
  17. Tubular section that forms part of the hinge on the lid of a box, watch case or locket; the hinge pin fits into the knuckle.
  18. The enlarged part of a hinge into which the pin is inserted.
  19. The hollow circular part at the joint of a hinge through which a pin is passed. The knuckle is often called a loop, joint, node or curl.
  20. The top of the bole on a pollard. The point where branches have been repeatedly cut back which has become swollen.
  21. The dorsal aspect of the flexed metacarpophalangeal joint. Knuckle may be shorter and simpler to say.
  22. part of the anchorage of a main suspension member that permits the anchorage chain-free, longitudinal movement in changing direction and provides for elastic deformations caused by temperature changes and the pull of the suspension member
  23. An abrupt change in direction of the plating, frames, keel, deck or other structure of a vessel. The term is most frequently used with reference to the line at the apex of the angle dividing the upper from the lower part of the stern or counter of elliptical or round stern vessels.
  24. The curved, forward end of the bar of a break-open firearm's action, about which the mounted forend iron revolves downward. This area should be kept lightly greased to avoid galling the bearing surfaces.
  25. The knuckle connects the wheel assembly to the axle housing inner knuckle or C-Yoke through 2 pivot points and creates a mounting point for axle components such as tie rods, unibearings or hubs, brakes, etc.