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Meaning of SUPINATION

Pronunciation:  `soopu'neyshun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  rotation of the hands and forearms so that the palms face upward
 

SUPINATION is a 10 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Antonyms: pronation
 
 See Also: rotation

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Su`pi*na"tion\, n. [L. supinare, supinatum, to bend
or lay backward, fr. supinus supine: cf. F. supination. See
{Supine}.] (Physiol.)
(a) The act of turning the hand palm upward; also, position
    of the hand with the palm upward.
(b) The act or state of lying with the face upward. Opposed
    to {pronation}.

 

 

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