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Whilst vs Wrist - What's the difference?

whilst | wrist |

As a conjunction whilst

is while, at the same time.

As a noun wrist is

the complex joint between forearm bones, carpus, and metacarpals where the hand is attached to the arm; the carpus in a narrow sense.

whilst

English

Alternative forms

* whilest (obsolete) * whylst (obsolete) * whylest (obsolete)

Conjunction

(English Conjunctions)
  • (British, rare or literary in North America) While, at the same time.
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  • , chapter=17 citation , passage=The face which emerged was not reassuring. It was blunt and grey, the nose springing thick and flat from high on the frontal bone of the forehead, whilst his eyes were narrow slits of dark in a tight bandage of tissue. […].}}

    Usage notes

    * Mostly restrained to use in . * Rare in North America and may be considered archaic, pedantic or pompous.

    References

    * (while) * *

    wrist

    English

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    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (anatomy) The complex joint between forearm bones, carpus, and metacarpals where the hand is attached to the arm; the carpus in a narrow sense.
  • (engineering) A stud or pin which forms a journal.
  • Derived terms

    * wristwatch, wrist watch * limp-wristed * wrist-action

    Anagrams

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    See also

    * ("wrist" on Wikipedia) ----