Knees vs Elbow - What's the difference?

knees | elbow |


As nouns the difference between knees and elbow

is that knees is while elbow is the joint between the upper arm and the forearm.

As verbs the difference between knees and elbow

is that knees is (knee) while elbow is to push with the elbow; to jostle or force.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

knees

English

Noun

(head)
  • Verb

    (head)
  • (knee)
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    elbow

    English

    (wikipedia elbow)

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • The joint between the upper arm and the forearm.
  • * (fl.c.1260-c.1300)
  • *:her arms to the elbows naked
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  • *:Elbows almost touching they leaned at ease, idly reading the almost obliterated lines engraved there. ¶ ("I never) understood it," she observed, lightly scornful. "What occult meaning has a sun-dial for the spooney? I'm sure I don't want to read riddles in a strange gentleman's optics."
  • Any turn or bend like that of the elbow, in a wall, building, coastline, etc.; an angular or jointed part of any structure, such as the raised arm of a chair or sofa, or a short pipe fitting, turning at an angle or bent.
  • :
  • A detective.
  • *1924 , (Dashiell Hammett), "Zigzags of Treachery":
  • *:"An elbow , huh?" putting all the contempt he could in his voice; and somehow any synonym for detective seems able to hold a lot of contempt.
  • (lb) Part of a basketball court located at the intersection of the free-throw line and the free-throw lane.Newell, Pete; Nater, Swen (2008). Pete Newell's Playing Big] . Human Kinetics. p.26: [[Special:BookSources/9780736068093, ISBN 9780736068093]. Retrieved April 11, 2013.
  • Derived terms

    * elbow bone * elbow grease * elbow juice * elbow room * give someone the elbow * more power to your elbow * rub elbows

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To push with the elbow; to jostle or force.
  • He elbowed his way through the crowd.

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