supinate

supinate

[soo-puh-neyt]
verb (used with object), supinated, supinating.
1.
to turn to a supine position; rotate (the hand or foot) so that the palm or sole is upward.
verb (used without object), supinated, supinating.
2.
to become supinated.

Origin:
1825–35; < Latin supīnātus (past participle of supīnāre to lay face up). See supine, -ate1

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supinate (ˈsuːpɪˌneɪt, ˈsjuː-)
 
vb
to turn (the hand and forearm) so that the palm faces up or forwards
 
[C19: from Latin supīnāre to lay on the back, from supīnussupine]
 
supi'nation
 
n

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supinate su·pi·nate (sōō'pə-nāt')
v. su·pi·nat·ed, su·pi·nat·ing, su·pi·nates
To assume, or to be placed in, a supine position.


su'pi·na'tion n.
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