noun, Building Trades.
a diagonal member for bracing the angle between two joined members, as a stud or column and a joist or rafter, being joined to each partway along its length.
plural noun 1. (def 1).
[nee-kap] /ˈniˌkæp/ noun 1. the patella. 2. a protective covering, usually knitted, for the . verb (used with object), kneecapped, kneecapping. 3. to cripple (a person) by shooting in the : Terrorists were kneecapping prospective jurors. /ˈniːˌkæp/ noun 1. (anatomy) a nontechnical name for patella 2. another word for poleyn verb (transitive) -caps, -capping, -capped […]
- Knee-chest position
knee-chest position n. A prone position in which the individual rests on the knees and upper part of the chest, assumed for gynecologic or rectal examination. Also called genupectoral position.
noun, Armor. 1. . [poh-leyn] /ˈpoʊ leɪn/ noun, Armor. 1. a piece for the knee, made of plate or leather. /ˈpəʊleɪn/ noun 1. a piece of armour for protecting the knee Also called kneecap