Donji ud (ekstremitet) je svojim gornjim delom pričvršćen za karlicu. Delovi noge su: kuk, bedro ili but, koleno, potkolenica i stopalo.
ETYM Old Eng. bogh, AS. bôg, bôh, bough, shoulder; akin to Icel. bôgr shoulder, bow of a ship, Swed. bog, Dan. bov, Old High Germ. buog, German bug. Related to Bow of a ship.
Any of the larger branches of a tree.
ETYM Latin extremitas: cf. French extrémité.
1. An external body part that projects from the body; SYN. appendage, member.
2. An extreme condition or state (especially of adversity or disease).
3. That part of a limb that is farthest from the torso.
4. The greatest or utmost degree.
5. The outermost or farthest region or point.
Unit of metrical pattern in poetry; see meter.
The five most common types of foot in English poetry are iamb (v –), trochee (– v), dactyl (– vv), spondee (—), and anapest (vv –); the symbol v stands for an unstressed syllable and—for a stressed one.
(Irregular plural: feet).
1. A linear unit of length equal to 12 inches or a third of a yard; SYN. ft.
2. The extremity of the leg of a human being; SYN. human foot.
3. Any of various organs of locomotion or attachment in invertebrates; SYN. invertebrate foot.
4. A support resembling a pedal extremity.
5. The lower part of anything; SYN. base, bottom, pedestal.
6. Travel by foot.
ETYM Old Eng. hele, heele, AS. hęla, perh. for hôhila, from AS. hôh heel (cf. Hough); but cf. Dutch hiel, OFries. heila, hęla, Icel. haell, Dan. hael, Swed. häl, and Latin calx. Related to Inculcate.
(Homonym: he'll, heel).
1. The back part of a shoe or boot underneath the heel.
2. The back part of the human foot.
In playing stringed musical instruments, the part of the bow (at one of its ends) held by a player.
ETYM Icel. leggr; akin to Dan. laeg calf of the leg, Swed. lägg.
1. A human limb; commonly used to refer to a whole limb but technically only the part between the knee and ankle.
2. A structure in animals that is similar to a human leg and used for locomotion.
3. One of the supports for a piece of furniture.
4. The part of a garment that covers the leg.
5. (Nautical) The distance traveled by a sailing vessel on a single tack.
ETYM Old Eng. shanke, schanke, schonke, as. scanca, sceanca, sconca, sceonca; akin to Dutch schonk a bone, German schenkel thigh, shank, schinken ham, Old High Germ. scincha shank, Dan. and Swed. skank. Related to Skink.
1. The part of the human leg between the knee and the ankle.
2. The long narrow part of something; SYN. stem.
3. The part of a bolt between the thread and the head.
4. The part of the shoe connecting the heel and the wide part of the sole; SYN. waist.
5. The round part of the bit by which it is held in the drill.
6. A cut of meat (beef or veal or mutton or lamb) from the upper part of the leg.
ETYM Old Eng. wheel, hweol, AS. hweól, hweogul, hweowol; akin to Dutch wiel, Icel. hvęl, Greek kyklos, Skr. cakra; cf. Icel. hjôl, Dan. hiul, Swed. hjul. Related to Cycle, Cyclopedia.
1. A simple machine consisting of a circular frame with spokes (or a solid disc) that can rotate on a shaft or axle (as in vehicles or other machines).
2. A wheel used to control the rudder of a vessel.