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Meaning of TOURNIQUET

Pronunciation:  'tûuni`key

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  bandage that stops the flow of blood from an artery by applying pressure
 

TOURNIQUET is a 10 letter word that starts with T.

 

 Synonyms: compression bandage
 
 See Also: bandage

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Tour"ni*quet\, n. [F., fr. tourner to turn.] (Surg.)
An instrument for arresting hemorrhage. It consists
essentially of a pad or compress upon which pressure is made
by a band which is tightened by a screw or other means.

 
Medical Dictionary
 
 Definition: A device that is tightened over an extremity to stop bleeding.
 
Dream Dictionary
 
 Definition: Dreaming that you are using a tourniquet indicates that you are feeling drained. You need to concentrate your energy on our strengths and now your weaknesses.
 

 

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