Definitions for "Knuckle"
Keywords:  hinge, steering, pin, curl, joint
The joint of a finger, particularly when made prominent by the closing of the fingers.
The kneejoint, or middle joint, of either leg of a quadruped, especially of a calf; -- formerly used of the kneejoint of a human being.
The joint of a plant.
This term refers to an abrupt or hard edged change in the shape of a curve or a surface. The point at which the hard change is located is called a knuckle point or a breakpoint on the curve. For surfaces, a knuckle line or curve usually forms the hard edge between two surfaces. (Most people call this a chine!)
Any abrupt change in direction or non-tangency in any external structure of a vessel, forming a ' knuckle-line' i.e. the line formed at the apex of the angle dividing the upper and lower part of the stern or counter.
A casting at the outboard ends of the axles that the spindle / hub / wheel assembly connects to .Replacement knuckles are used on lifted IFS vehicles when the lower control arms are lowered, but the upper control arms are not.
On a Belter chair the knuckle is the front of the armrest, above the vertical arm support.
Carving on the outside end of chair arms. Often seen in Chippendale and Windsor styles.
The selvage obtained by interlocking adjacent pairs of wire ends and bending the wire back into a loop.
a clamp that interlocks with its mate, just as two cupped hands - placed palms together with the fingertips pointing in opposite directions - interlock when the fingers are curled
A contrivance, usually of brass or iron, and furnished with points, worn to protect the hand, to add force to a blow, and to disfigure the person struck; -- called also knuckle duster, knuckles or brass knuckles.
Handful of straw, bent double
Keywords:  pummel, beat
To beat with the knuckles; to pummel.
Keywords:  convex, dome, bottom, vessel, canal
A convex portion of a vessel's figure where a sudden change of shape occurs, as in a canal boat, where a nearly vertical side joins a nearly flat bottom.
The transition area between a vessel shell and bottom, dome or ends.
a defensive technique used by a submarine under attack
Keywords:  tabletop, jump, crown, zone, landing
The top of the landing zone on a tabletop jump. Also called the crown of the landing
Keywords:  rub, press
press or rub with the knuckles
Keywords:  shoot, marble, ground, keeping, one
shoot a marble while keeping one's knuckles on the ground
Keywords:  submit, yield, down
To yield; to submit; -- used with down, to, or under.
Keywords:  sharp, ship, plating, member, direction
the sharp change in the direction of plating or other structural member of a ship
Keywords:  bar, flats, section, front, action
The front section of the action bar flats.
Keywords:  slang, checking, action, term
This is a slang term for the action of checking.