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  Definition of Splay
  1. an outward bevel around a door or window that makes it seem larger
  2. move out of position; "dislocate joints"; "the artificial hip joint luxated and had to be put back surgically"
  3. turn outward; "These birds can splay out their toes"; "ballet dancers can rotate their legs out by 90 degrees"
  4. spread open or apart; "He splayed his huge hands over the table"
  5. turned outward in an ungainly manner; "splay knees"
Similar Words: dislocate, luxate, slip, turn out, spread out, rotate

 

Derivational Morphology: skid, slip, sideslip, slippage, luxation, dislocation, disruption, turnout

 

Anagrams: palsy

 

 
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