Peg-and-socket joint



peg-and-socket joint n.
See gomphosis.

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    [peg-uh-suh s] /ˈpɛg ə səs/ noun, genitive Pegasi [peg-uh-sahy] /ˈpɛg əˌsaɪ/ (Show IPA), for 2. 1. Classical Mythology. a winged horse, created from the blood of Medusa, that opened the spring of Hippocrene with a stroke of its hoof, and that carried Bellerophon in his attack on the Chimera. 2. Astronomy. the Winged Horse, a […]

  • Pegasus

    [peg-uh-suh s] /ˈpɛg ə səs/ noun, genitive Pegasi [peg-uh-sahy] /ˈpɛg əˌsaɪ/ (Show IPA), for 2. 1. Classical Mythology. a winged horse, created from the blood of Medusa, that opened the spring of Hippocrene with a stroke of its hoof, and that carried Bellerophon in his attack on the Chimera. 2. Astronomy. the Winged Horse, a […]



  • Peg away at

    Also,plug away at. Work steadily, persist, as in She pegged away at the tax return until she’d finished, or If we keep plugging away at it, the painting will soon be done. These idioms allude to the persistence required to fasten something by driving pegs or seal something by driving a plug.Peg away dates from […]

  • Pegboard

    [peg-bawrd, -bohrd] /ˈpɛgˌbɔrd, -ˌboʊrd/ noun 1. a having holes into which are placed in specific patterns, used for playing or scoring certain games. [peg-bawrd, -bohrd] /ˈpɛgˌbɔrd, -ˌboʊrd/ Trademark. 1. a brand name for perfboard. /ˈpɛɡˌbɔːd/ noun 1. a board having a pattern of holes into which small pegs can be fitted, used for playing certain […]



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