sprain fracture n.
An avulsion fracture in which a small portion of bone has been pulled or pushed off, often occur in the ankle.
noun 1. (often pl) a piece of otter’s dung
verb 1. a simple past tense of spring. noun 1. a technique of weaving in which the warp is interwoven and there is no weft. verb (used without object), sprang or, often sprung; sprung; springing. 1. to rise, leap, move, or act suddenly and swiftly, as by a sudden dart or thrust forward or outward, […]
noun, plural sprats (especially collectively) sprat for 1. 1. a species of herring, Clupea sprattus, of the eastern North Atlantic. 2. a small or inconsequential person or thing. noun 1. a small marine food fish, Clupea sprattus, of the NE Atlantic Ocean and North Sea: family Clupeidae (herrings) See also brisling 2. any of various […]
- Spratly islands
/ˈsprætlɪ/ noun 1. a widely-scattered group of uninhabited islets and reefs in the S South China Sea, the subject of territorial claims wholly or in part by six neighbouring nations Compare Paracel Islands