Igimang, ball-and-socket joint of harpoon and lance; from igip, he throws it off.
Supported on a tripod by means of a ball-and-socket joint and screw-tightening device.
It is a bath that can be rocked, or inclined in any direction, for its center rests upon a ball-and-socket joint.
Fitted with a ball-and-socket joint for mounting on a tripod, and complete with wooden field case.
In this case she adopted a ball-and-socket joint—the kind by which older astronomers mounted their telescopes.
The elevating and traversing gear was combined in one lever on a ball-and-socket joint.
The apparatus is mounted with a ball-and-socket joint upon a wooden stand, as shown in Fig. 171.
A leveling head or ball-and-socket joint on the top of the tripod will be found of material aid in leveling the instrument.
ball-and-socket joint n.
A multiaxial joint in which a sphere on the head of one bone fits into a rounded cavity in the other bone, as in the hip joint. Also called cotyloid joint, enarthrodial joint, enarthrosis, spheroid joint.