|a prepared surface on the face of a building or a rock bearing an inscription|
|1.||the joint between the upper arm and the forearm, formed by the junction of the radius and ulna with the humerus|
|2.||the corresponding joint or bone of birds or mammals|
|3.||the part of a garment that covers the elbow|
|4.||something resembling an elbow, such as a sharp bend in a road or river|
|5.||at one's elbow within easy reach|
|6.||out at elbow, out at elbows ragged or impoverished|
|7.||up to the elbows with, up to the elbows in busily occupied with; deeply immersed in|
|8.||(tr) to reject; dismiss. Also: give the elbow|
|9.||to make (one's way) by shoving, jostling, etc|
|10.||(tr) to knock or shove with or as if with the elbow|
|[Old English elnboga; see |
elbow el·bow (ěl'bō')
The joint or bend of the arm between the forearm and the upper arm. Also called cubitus.
The bony outer projection of this joint.
Something having a bend or an angle similar to an elbow.
in human anatomy, hinge joint formed by the meeting of the humerus (bone of the upper arm) and the radius and ulna (bones of the forearm). The elbow allows the bending and extension of the forearm, and it also allows the rotational movements of the radius and ulna that enable the palm of the hand to be turned upward or downward
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