Recent Examples of kneecap from the Web
The former U of L star missed the entire 2016 NFL season after suffering a devastating knee injury in preseason, tearing his ACL and dislocating his kneecap.
After fouling a pitch off his kneecap, Bryant thought the next pitch from left-hander Carlos Rodon was inside, only for Barksdale to call him out.
The task at hand was to reduce edema, or swelling, in the kneecap before attempting, ever so slowly and carefully, to begin increasing range of motion.
Lattimore not only tore ligaments but dislocated his kneecap and suffered nerve damage.
But in 2001, after three years of playing for the team, West sustained an injury that blew out his kneecap.
The scene where Scott, Kate, and Frank drag him into the back room and go all gangster (or, in Poehler's case, gangsta) is funny, because these are the least likely kneecap-smashers in history.
No one is reminding us that Irving is the same player who broke his kneecap in Game 1 of the 2015 NBA Finals.
LLG, who suffered a concussion, two broken kneecaps and tears in his small intestine, had been unable to speak to investigators as of Wednesday afternoon because of the severity of his injuries, according to the complaint.
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KNEECAP Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of kneecap for English Language Learners
: a flat bone on the front of your knee
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