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ETYM Latin ligamentum, from ligare to bind: cf. French ligament. Related to Lien, Ligature.
1. A sheet or band of tough fibrous tissue connecting bones or cartilages or supporting muscles or organs.
2. Any connection or unifying bond.
3. Bond; bandage; band of tissue connecting bones, etc.
4. Strong flexible connective tissue, made of the protein collagen, which joins bone to bone at moveable joints. Ligaments prevent bone dislocation (under normal circumstances) but permit joint flexion.
ETYM Old Eng. sinewe, senewe, as. sinu, seonu; akin to Dutch zenuw, Old High Germ. senawa, German sehne, Icel. sin, Swed. sena, Dan. sene; cf. Skr. snâva.
Tendon; especially; one dressed for use as a cord or thread.
ETYM French, from Latin tendere to stretch, extend. Related to Tend to move.
Or sinew; Cord of tough, fibrous connective tissue that joins muscle to bone in vertebrates. Tendons are largely composed of the protein collagen, and because of their inelasticity are very efficient at transforming muscle power into movement.
A cord or band of inelastic tissue connecting a muscle with its bony attachment; SYN. sinew.
Deo streljačkog luka.
Cord that goes through a seam around an opening; SYN. string.
A string, cord, or tape inserted into hems or casings or laced through eyelets for use in closing a bag or controlling fullness in garments or curtains.
Duž u krugu, linija koja spaja krejeve luka.
The string of an archer's bow.
ETYM L chorda a gut, a string made of a gut, Greek chorde. In the sense of a string or small rope, in general, it is written cord. Related to Cord.
1. A combination of three or more notes that blend harmoniously when sounded together.
2. A straight line connecting two points on a curve.
ETYM Latin tangens, -entis, p. pr. of tangere to touch.
1. A straight line that touches but does not intersect a curve.
2. Ratio of the opposite to the adjacent side.
In geometry, a straight line that touches a curve and gives the gradient of the curve at the point of contact. At a maximum, minimum, or point of inflection, the tangent to a curve has zero gradient. Also, in trigonometry, a function of an acute angle in a right triangle, defined as the ratio of the length of the side opposite the angle to the length of the side adjacent to it; a way of expressing the gradient of a line.