1. noun
1) колено; up to one's knees по колено
2) tech. колено
3) naut. кница
4) constr. подкос, полураскос
5) наколенник
6) (attr.) коленный
to give (или to offer)
a knee to smb.
а) помогать кому-л.; оказывать кому-л. поддержку;
б) sport быть чьим-л. секундантом (в боксе)
it is on the knees of the gods = одному богу известно; неведомо, неизвестно
to bring smb. to his knees поставить кого-л. на колени
to go on one's knees to smb. упрашивать, умолять кого-л.
on one's (bended) knees униженно
to learn smth. at one's mother's knees впитать с молоком матери
2. verb rare
1) ударить коленом; касаться коленом
2) вытягиваться на коленях (о брюках)
3) становиться на колени
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(n) колено
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[nɪː] n. колено, коленка; наколенник; угольник, подкос, полураскос v. ударить коленом, становиться на колени
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1. сущ. 1) колено 2) тех. а) колено б) кница 2. гл.; редк. 1) а) ударять коленом; касаться коленом б) понукать, погонять лошадь с помощью колен 2) архаич. становиться на колени

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  • Knee — (n[=e]), n. [OE. kne, cneo, As. cne[ o], cne[ o]w; akin to OS. knio, kneo, OFries. kn[=i], G. & D. knie, OHG. chniu, chneo, Icel. kn[=e], Sw. kn[ a], Dan. kn[ae], Goth. kniu, L. genu, Gr. go ny, Skr. j[=a]nu, [root]231. Cf. {Genuflection}.] 1. In …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • knee — [nē] n. [ME kne < OE cneow, akin to Ger knie < IE base * ĝeneu > Sans jānu, Gr gony, gonia, L genu, a knee] 1. a) the joint between the thigh and the lower part of the human leg b) the front part of the leg at this joint 2. a joint… …   English World dictionary

  • knee — ► NOUN 1) the joint between the thigh and the lower leg. 2) the upper surface of a person s thigh when sitting. 3) something resembling a knee in shape or position, e.g. an angled piece of wood or metal. ► VERB (knees, kneed, kneeing) ▪ hit with… …   English terms dictionary

  • Knee — (n[=e]), v. t. To supplicate by kneeling. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Fall down, and knee The way into his mercy. Shak [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • knee — knee; knee·let; knee·sie; …   English syllables

  • Knee — Infobox Anatomy Name = Knee joints Latin = articulatio genus GraySubject = 93 GrayPage = 339 Caption = Diagram of human knee |Caption2 = Precursor = System = Artery = Vein = Nerve = femoral, obturator, sciatic Lymph = MeshName = Knee MeshNumber …   Wikipedia

  • Knee — The knee is a joint which has three parts. The thigh bone (the femur) meets the large shin bone (the tibia) to form the main knee joint. This joint has an inner (medial) and an outer (lateral) compartment. The kneecap (the patella) joins the… …   Medical dictionary

  • knee — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ left, right ▪ bony, knobbly, knobby (esp. AmE) ▪ bare ▪ bent …   Collocations dictionary

  • knee — n. & v. n. 1 a (often attrib.) the joint between the thigh and the lower leg in humans. b the corresponding joint in other animals. c the area around this. d the upper surface of the thigh of a sitting person; the lap (held her on his knee). 2… …   Useful english dictionary

  • knee — /nee/, n., v., kneed, kneeing. n. 1. Anat. the joint of the leg that allows for movement between the femur and tibia and is protected by the patella; the central area of the leg between the thigh and the lower leg. See diag. under skeleton. 2.… …   Universalium

  • knee — knee1 W2S2 [ni:] n [: Old English; Origin: cneow] 1.) the joint that bends in the middle of your leg ▪ Lucy had a bandage round her knee. on your knees ▪ She was on her knees (=kneeling) weeding the garden. sink/fall/drop to your knees (=move so… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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