a joint forming a knuckle.
Machinery. a joint between two parts allowing movement in one plane only.
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- knuckle ball,
- knuckle down,
- knuckle pads,
- knuckle sandwich,
- knuckle under,
Origin of knuckle joint
First recorded in 1860–65
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Examples from the Web for knuckle joint
The piping terminates in a nozzle with knuckle-joint and lateral movement.The A B C of Mining|Charles A. Bramble
any of the joints of the fingers
mechanical engineering a hinged joint between two rods, often a ball and socket joint
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