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Definition of Supine
SupineSupine Su*pine", a. [L. supinus, akin to sub under, super
above. Cf. Sub-, Super-.]
1. Lying on the back, or with the face upward; -- opposed to
2. Leaning backward, or inclining with exposure to the sun;
If the vine On rising ground be placed, or hills
3. Negligent; heedless; indolent; listless.
He became pusillanimous and supine, and openly
exposed to any temptation. --Woodward.
Syn: Negligent; heedless; indolent; thoughtless; inattentive;
listless; careless; drowsy. -- Su*pine"ly, adv. --
Supine Su"pine, n. [L. supinum (sc. verbum), from supinus bent
or thrown backward, perhaps so called because, although
furnished with substantive case endings, it rests or falls
back, as it were, on the verb: cf. F. supin.] (Lat. Gram.)
A verbal noun; or (according to C.F.Becker), a case of the
infinitive mood ending in -um and -u, that in -um being
sometimes called the former supine, and that in -u the latter
Meaning of Supine from wikipedia
- In grammar, a supine
is a form of verbal
noun used in some languages. The term is most often
used for Latin, where
it is one of the four prin****l parts...
- The supine position
(/səˈpaɪn/ or /ˈsuːpaɪn/) means lying horizontally
with the face and torso facing
up, as opposed
to the prone
- A supine
is a verbal
noun in some languages. Supine
may also refer
(temperament), a temperament
in the psychological model
of five temperaments...
- The supine
row (or inverted
row) is an exercise
training. It primarily works
of the upper
of regulatory capture
led to it being nicknamed
the Fundamentally Supine Authority
Eye magazine. The FSA was not legally
able to cir****vent...
- hands. Pronation
(/proʊˈneɪʃən/) and supination
to ****uming prone
positions, but often
they are used in...
- by the gravid uterus
when a pregnant woman
lies on her back, i.e. in the supine
position. It is a frequent cause
of low maternal blood pressure
of location, the dorsal
side is up, and the ventral
side is down. The supine position
is the 180° contrast. The word "prone," meaning
in a supine
have been several studies published which report
that infants placed
in the supine position
- In the Trendelenburg
position, the body is laid supine
, or flat on the back on a 15-30 degree incline
with the feet elevated above
the head. The reverse...
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