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wrist

Anatomy the joint between the forearm and the hand

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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The Mighty Ducks pulled even at 2-2 when right wing Dan Bylsma wristed home a rebound in the slot with 16:29 left in the second.
Hudson took a 1-0 lead on a power play just 25 seconds into the second period when Brun wristed a rebound of an O'Keefe shot past Helger (20 saves).
After the Ducks missed on five good chances early in the third period, Jeff Friesen was able to cut the Sharks' lead to 3-2 when he wristed home a shot from the high slot with 5:51 left.
With Worcester's Graham Mink and Springfield's Rick Berry in the penalty box and the teams skating four-on-four, Raduns collected the puck behind the Springfield net, skated in front, and wristed a shot that somehow trickled between the pads of Springfield goaltender Jeff Drouin-Deslauriers.
P Morin wristed a soft shot through traffic, Curtis Huppe finished of a very rare four-on-one breakout and Ruff's first goal of the game was his 200th point.
After Anaheim missed on five good chances earlier in the period, Jeff Friesen was able to cut the Sharks' deficit to 3-2 when he wristed home a shot from the high slot with 5:51 left in the game.
With Philadelphia's Ryan Potulny in the penalty box for tripping, Mara found Bergeron alone in the left faceoff circle, and Bergeron wristed a shot through Esche's pads to make it 3-1 at 19:23 of the first.
Jeff Sebastien equalised again but at 46:12 Todd Kelman wristed a shot on goal and George Awada banged away at the rebound.
But then there's DavidSuchet's toe-curlingly bad turn as the limp- wristed master criminal, who makes lusty sexual advances to Jerry whilst all the time denying that he is gay.