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Knuckle - LoveToKnow 1911 (109 words)
KNUCKLE (apparently the diminutive of a word for "bone," found in Ger.
In mechanical use the word is applied to the round projecting part of a hinge through which the pin is run, and in ship-building to an acute angle on some of the timbers.
A "knuckle-duster," said to have originally come from the criminal slang of the United States, is a brass or metal instrument fitting on to the hand across the knuckles, with projecting studs and used for inflicting a brutal blow.
ES&T Online News: Measuring knuckle cracks (437 words)
The tank's "knuckle" is the weakest part of the tank and difficult to assess.
The first tanks, built as early as the 1940s, were single-walled, but their contents have since been emptied into sturdier, double-walled tanks.
Government regulations mandate that these double-walled tanks be inspected, but no technology was previously available to “see” the crack-prone “knuckle” region near the bottom of the tanks where the wall meets the floor.
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