kneejoint


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Kneejoint \Knee"joint`\, n.
   1. The joint of the knee.
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   2. (Mach.) A toggle joint; -- so called because consisting of
      two pieces jointed to each other end to end, making an
      angle like the knee when bent.
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