dead hand

dead hand
an occupational disorder seen sometimes in those who use vibratory tools, and apparently caused by the multitude of concussions. The hands are painful and dark blue in color, but blanch on exposure to cold.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

Нужно решить контрольную?

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Dead hand — Dead Dead (d[e^]d), a. [OE. ded, dead, deed, AS. de[ a]d; akin to OS. d[=o]d, D. dood, G. todt, tot, Icel. dau[eth]r, Sw. & Dan. d[ o]d, Goth. daubs; prop. p. p. of an old verb meaning to die. See {Die}, and cf. {Death}.] 1. Deprived of life;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Dead hand — can refer to: Dead Hand (nuclear war), a nuclear deterrent in the Cold War. The Dead Hand: The Untold Story of the Cold War Arms Race and its Dangerous Legacy Dead Hand, a sub boss in The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time. The Dead Hand, original… …   Wikipedia

  • dead hand — n: mortmain Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. dead hand …   Law dictionary

  • Dead Hand — can refer to: Dead Hand (nuclear war), a Soviet weapons control system during the Cold War Mortmain, a legal term, literally Dead Hand in French This disambiguation page lists articles associated with the same title. If an …   Wikipedia

  • dead hand — noun singular LITERARY a strong harmful influence that something continues to have …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • dead hand — dead′ hand′ n. law mortmain …   From formal English to slang

  • dead hand — ► NOUN ▪ an undesirable persisting influence …   English terms dictionary

  • dead hand — n. MORTMAIN …   English World dictionary

  • dead hand — noun 1. real property held inalienably (as by an ecclesiastical corporation) • Syn: ↑mortmain • Topics: ↑corporation, ↑corp • Hypernyms: ↑real property, ↑real estate, ↑r …   Useful english dictionary

  • dead hand — N SING: usu the N of n You can refer to something which has a bad or depressing influence on a particular situation as a dead hand. [mainly BRIT] To promote new investment the dead hand of state control must be lifted …   English dictionary

  • dead hand — /dɛd ˈhænd/ (say ded hand) noun 1. an oppressive and retarding influence: the dead hand of the law. 2. → mortmain. 3. Obsolete Colloquial an expert at doing something …   Australian-English dictionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”