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knee action

noun
1.
Automotive. a form of suspension for the front wheels of a vehicle permitting each wheel to rise and fall independently of the other.
2.
limited and temporary bending at a joint provided to relieve a structure or machine part under stress.
Origin
1865-1870
1865-70, for an earlier sense
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  • Forward pivot point for knee action eliminates any vertical knee strain while tilting, allowing freedom of movement.

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