- wring together,
- wrist joint,
- wrist pin,
- wrist plate,
- wrist shot,
- wrist sign
Origin of wrist
Examples from the Web for wrist
While that might just seem like a slap on the wrist compared to the cost of insurance, the penalty increases every year.Think You’re Invincible? Here’s Why Open Enrollment Matters|DailyBurn|November 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He also was diagnosed with “head, neck, wrist and back injuries – and the biggest was TBI, or traumatic brain injury.”
Then he does what he does about every ten minutes, which is light up a True green and smoke it down to his wrist.
Simply tap on your own screen, and haptic feedback mechanisms in the watch will transfer the gesture to the wrist of your friend.
The wrist, in the new Apple world, is where everything happens.
Magnus, storming furiously forward at that moment, was wounded in the wrist as he was boarding a hostile ship.Historical Tales, Vol. 9 (of 15)|Charles Morris
He had a fencer's suppleness of wrist and balance of body; he pressed Wogan hard and without flurry.Clementina|A.E.W. Mason
A short time before our party arrived, some person tried to pet a bear and was bitten in the wrist.With God in the Yellowstone|Alma White
They accordingly suffered the punishment, the wrist being divided by a cleaver driven through the joint by force of a mallet.The Fortunes of Nigel|Sir Walter Scott
His fingers had closed over my wrist and, still holding it, he motioned me to be seated.The Wasted Generation|Owen Johnson
- See wrist pin
- a joint in which a wrist pin forms the pivot
Word Origin for wrist
Old English wrist, from Proto-Germanic *wristiz (cf. Old Norse rist "instep," Old Frisian wrist, Middle Dutch wrist, German Rist "back of the hand, instep"), from Proto-Germanic *wrig-, *wreik- "to turn" (see wry). The notion is "the turning joint."
see slap on the wrist.