Definition of Knee piece

1. Noun. Armor plate that protects the knee.

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Knee Piece

knee bend
knee brace
knee breeches
knee bursitis
knee cap
knee cap dislocation
knee injuries
knee jerk
knee jerks
knee joint
knee pad
knee pads
knee pants
knee phenomenon
knee piece (current term)
knee prosthesis
knee reflex
knee roll
knee rolls
knee scooter
knee scooters
knee slapper
knee slappers
knee sock
knee socks
knee sprain

Literary usage of Knee piece

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1. Principles of the Mechanics of Machinery and Engineering by Julius Ludwig Weisbach, Walter Rogers Johnson (1849)
"In any bend or knee piece jlB, Fig. 291, there is a resultant pressure CR = R, which may be put = P ^/-2 = Ft hy . ^/2, Ft being the area of the pipe and h ..."

2. A Treatise on Modern Instrumentation and Orchestration: To which is Appended by Hector Berlioz (1882)
"In order to prolong the sound, the key should be put down at the same time that the knee-piece is pressed ; thus : — knee-piece. If it be wished to stop the ..."

3. Practical Shipbuilding: A Treatise on the Structural Design and Building of by A. Campbell Holms (1918)
"The knee piece B is now prepared for welding, by heating it and staving up ... The knee piece and beam are then heated in separate fires to a white heat, ..."

4. The Theory and Practice of Absolute Measurements in Electricity and Magnetism by Andrew Gray (1888)
"The vertical stem of a knee-piece Sir w. passes through each tube, ... The contact "between the stem, each knee-piece, and its tube is shunted over by a ..."

5. A treatise upon modern instrumentation and orchestration: Containing an by Hector Berlioz, Mary Cowden Clarke (1858)
"Two knee-piece« are placed beneath the key-board in such a way as to be readily put in action by a touch of the player's knees. ..."

6. The Mediæval Church Architecture of England by Charles Herbert Moore (1912)
"Beneath this is a knee piece b, reaching only to the lower purlin c, where it stops against the principal rafter. The hammer-beam d supports an inclined ..."

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