lock one's knee

idiom
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of lock one's knee

: to hold the knee in a fully extended position
  • Repeat the exercise, being careful not to lock your knees.

Word by Word Definitions

lock play
  1. : a tuft, tress, or ringlet of hair

  2. : the hair of the head

  3. : a cohering bunch (as of wool, cotton, or flax) : tuft

  1. : a fastening (as for a door) operated by a key or a combination

  2. : the mechanism for exploding the charge or cartridge of a firearm

  3. : an enclosure (as in a canal) with gates at each end used in raising or lowering boats as they pass from level to level

  1. : to fasten the lock of

  2. : to make fast with or as if with a lock

  3. : to fasten in or out or to make secure or inaccessible by or as if by means of locks

knee play
  1. : a joint in the middle part of the human leg that is the articulation between the femur, tibia, and patella

  2. : the joint in the hind leg of a four-footed vertebrate that corresponds to the human knee

  3. : the carpal joint of the foreleg of a four-footed vertebrate

  1. : to strike with the knee

  2. : to bend the knee to


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