noun, plural me·nis·ci [mi-nis-ahy, -nis-kahy, -kee], /mɪˈnɪs aɪ, -ˈnɪs kaɪ, -ki/, me·nis·cus·es.
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Origin of meniscus
OTHER WORDS FROM meniscusme·nis·coid [mi-nis-koid], /mɪˈnɪs kɔɪd/, adjective
Words nearby meniscus
Example sentences from the Web for meniscus
They’ll have to make that run without the services of forward Kelly Oubre, who is in Orlando with the team but will not participate in the restart as he focuses on rehabbing from the torn meniscus he suffered in late February.Who’s Who In The NBA Bubble: The Teams Just Along For The Ride|Jared Dubin|July 20, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
The camera is furnished with either meniscus achromatic or rapid rectilinear lens.Kodaks and Kodak Supplies, 1914|Canadian Kodak Company
F is called a meniscus, or concavo-convex, being concave on one, and convex on the other side.Conversations on Natural Philosophy, in which the Elements of that Science are Familiarly Explained|Jane Haldimand Marcet and Thomas P. Jones
The curved meniscus which always forms at the top of the fat column should be included in the reading.The Book of Cheese|Charles Thom and Walter Warner Fisk
The images of the meniscus of the mercury column and of the moving fork are focused on the plate by a lens.
The pendulum marks and breaks the primary circuit by carrying a small platinum wire through a small mercury meniscus.