kneecap : Definition, Usages, News and More

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  • n  a small flat triangular bone in front of the knee that protects the knee joint
  • v  shoot in the kneecap, often done by terrorist groups as a warning
    They kneecapped the industrialist

  • Beatification will confirm Pius' "heroic virtue," affirm a miracle (a nun's broken kneecap healed) and encourage Catholics to venerate his remains, which will be transferred to a .
  • If they don't get health care now, the fallout could kneecap the Obama Administration for the next three years, and would likely be felt at the polls.
  • Investigators found that the 19-year-old Tut was missing his left kneecap and had suffered a grave leg fracture that may have become fatally infected.
News & Articles

  • 3 ways aging baby boomers will help the economy
    Conventional wisdom holds that a massive wave of retirees will kneecap the economy. But it's not all bad...
    June 11, 2013 - The Week via Yahoo! News
  • Watch Dogs transmits E3 trailer
    Enjoy watching some sushi get eaten off a naked lady, some dude getting shot in the kneecap (ouch!) and a city block get hacked in this Watch Dogs trailer. Sure to be more at Ubisoft's press conference later today. Watch Dogs transmits E3 trailer originally appeared on Joystiq on Mon, 10 Jun 2013 09:30:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds . Permalink  |  Email this  |  Comments
    June 10, 2013 - Joystiq

  • AJ Hinch in ESPN
    You could see the dislocation,said manager AJ Hinch. "The trainer popped the kneecap back in place, but now we'll just have to wait and see how much damage there was."
  • Richard Hill in
    Hill said: "The dislocated kneecap is probably a six-week injury with no complications. Although it was put back into place on the pitch, that's his Six Nations over," said Hill. "But if he's ruptured his patella tendon then that's a...
  • Lindsay Davenport in Reuters UK
    After my match a couple days ago, I went to the hospital and did an just showed I had some inflammation and some fluid behind the kneecap,said Davenport, who had her knee heavily strapped on court on Tuesday. "Wanted to see how...

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