noun, (used with a plural verb) Pathology.
a painful condition of the front lower leg, associated with tendinitis, stress fractures, or muscle strain, often occurring as a result of running or other strenuous athletic activity, especially on a nonresilient surface.
(functioning as singular or pl) a painful swelling of the front lower leg, associated with muscle or bone inflammation, and common among athletes and other sportspeople
shin splints or shinsplints
A painful condition of the shins caused by inflammation of the surrounding muscles, frequently occurring among runners.
noun 1. Also, Shintoism. the native religion of Japan, primarily a system of nature and ancestor worship. adjective 2. Also, Shintoistic. of, relating to, or characteristic of Shinto. noun 1. the indigenous religion of Japan, polytheistic in character and incorporating the worship of a number of ethnic divinities, from the chief of which the emperor […]
noun (pl) -ties, -nies 1. a simple form of hockey of Scottish origin played with a ball and sticks curved at the lower end 2. the stick used in this game verb (intransitive) -ties, -tying, -tied (US and Canadian) -nies, -nying, -nied 3. to play shinty
adjective, shinier, shiniest. 1. bright or glossy in appearance. 2. filled with light, as by sunshine. 3. rubbed or worn to a glossy smoothness, as clothes. adjective shinier, shiniest 1. glossy or polished; bright 2. (of clothes or material) worn to a smooth and glossy state, as by continual rubbing
noun 1. a vessel, especially a large oceangoing one propelled by sails or engines. 2. Nautical. a sailing vessel square-rigged on all of three or more masts, having jibs, staysails, and a spanker on the aftermost mast. Now Rare. a bark having more than three masts. Compare shipentine. 3. the crew and, sometimes, the passengers […]