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wrist

Anatomy the joint between the forearm and the hand
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wrist

[rist]
(anatomy)
The part joining forearm and hand.
(mechanical engineering)
A set of rotary joints to which the end effector of a robot is attached. Also known as wrist socket.
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However, dexterity is limited by the lack of wristed instruments for the current platform.
The unique "wristed" 3mm Flex Instruments allow the surgeon to operate precisely in confined spaces.
Francis Bouillon had wristed a shot from the left circle that got lost in a crowd in front and beat Rask to put Montreal ahead, 3-2, at 12:09 of the third.
The fully wristed EndoWrist Sp Instruments have two more degrees of freedom than the da Vinci Single-Site Instruments, which are not wristed and are used in single port surgeries.
I count myself fortunate to be a pal of the wristed metronome from Stoke and no-one was more delighted when he held the Sid Waddell Trophy aloft in emotional delight at the end of a wonderful contest with Dutch wonder kid Michael Van Gerwen.
Rory Neeson put the Flyers up for good 1:36 into the second when he wristed a shot past goalkeeper Brock Beckner, and Andre Niec scored six minutes later as Spokane went into the second break ahead 3-1.
Tom Watkins collected pass from Hilton Ruggles to score Blaze's second, and Steve Roberts wristed home a drop pass from Dumas.
Late in the period, the Crusaders were called for too many men on the ice, resulting in a Huskies power play at the start of the second period and a 3-0 lead after Jacob Poe wristed home a screened shot from the left circle.
Cllr Denis Knowles had described a group of people handing out Labour leaflets in his ward in Seacombe, Wirral, as "limp wristed".
The Bruins were lackluster in the first two periods -- managing just three shots to Nashville's 16 in the second -- but tied it 1-1 when Boychuk, trailing a 3-on-2, took a drop pass and wristed into the net with five minutes gone in the third.