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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Rotation of the hands and forearms so that the palms face upward.

Usage examples (35)
  • Rest the forearm on a table, with the palm up (an attitude called supination).
  • That being said, if you are a really efficient runner, with no significant pronation or supination in your gait, go nuts.
  • Inability to perform rapid, alternating movements (20 trials), such as pronation and supination of hands (placed on thighs).
  • But if it incline to either side, it should rather turn to that of pronation, for there is thus less harm than if it be toward supination. for more
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