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Meaning of "wrist rest" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF WRIST REST

wrist rest  [rɪst rɛst] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF WRIST REST

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Wrist rest is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES WRIST REST MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of wrist rest in the English dictionary

The definition of wrist rest in the dictionary is a device on a computer keyboard, where you can rest your wrists.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH WRIST REST


abreast
əˈbrɛst
armrest
ˈɑːmˌrɛst
arrest
əˈrɛst
backrest
ˈbækrɛst
breast
brɛst
Brest
brɛst
Bucharest
ˌbuːkəˈrɛst
compressed
kəmˈprɛst
crest
krɛst
depressed
dɪˈprɛst
distressed
dɪˈstrɛst
dressed
drɛst
headrest
ˈhɛdˌrɛst
impressed
ɪmˈprɛst
prest
prɛst
repressed
rɪˈprɛst
rest
rɛst
stressed
strɛst
undressed
ʌnˈdrɛst
unrest
ʌnˈrɛst

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE WRIST REST

wringing wet
wrinkle
wrinkled
wrinkleless
wrinklies
wrinkly
wrist
wrist joint
wrist loop
wrist pin
wrist-drop
wristband
wristlet
wristlet watch
wristlock
wristwatch
wristy
writ
writ large
writ of attachment

WORDS THAT END LIKE WRIST REST

at rest
back rest
book rest
chapel of rest
come to rest
day of rest
Everest
forest
Forrest
half-note rest
half rest
interest
lance rest
lay to rest
minim rest
quaver rest
semibreve rest
set someone´s mind at rest
slide rest
the rest

Synonyms and antonyms of wrist rest in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «wrist rest» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF WRIST REST

Find out the translation of wrist rest to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of wrist rest from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «wrist rest» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

腕托
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

apoyo para la muñeca
570 millions of speakers

English

wrist rest
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

कलाई आराम
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

بقية المعصم
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

запястий
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

descanso de pulso
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

কব্জি বিশ্রাম
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

repose-poignet
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Berehat pergelangan tangan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Handballenauflage
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

リストレスト
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

손목
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Istirahat pergelangan tangan
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

phần còn lại cổ tay
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

மணிக்கட்டு ஓய்வு
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

मनगट
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Bilek desteği
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

poggiapolsi
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

nadgarstki
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

зап´ясть
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

odihnă încheietura mâinii
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

υπόλοιπο καρπό
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

pols rus
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

handledsstöd
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

håndleddsstøtte
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of wrist rest

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «WRIST REST»

The term «wrist rest» is normally little used and occupies the 116.718 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «WRIST REST» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about wrist rest

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «WRIST REST»

Discover the use of wrist rest in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to wrist rest and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Handbook of Industrial Engineering: Technology and ...
Accessories The use of a wrist rest when keying can help to minimize extension ( backward bending) of the hand. A wrist rest should have a fairly broad surface ( approximately 5 cm) with a rounded front edge to prevent cutting pressures on the ...
Gavriel Salvendy, 2001
2
Assessment of the Ergonomic Quality of Hand-Held Tools and ...
For all single 1-min average values of the 10-min and 3-min blocks of work, the quotient of sEA without and sEA with the wrist rest was calculated (sEA [%] () / sEA [%] ()). Herewith the additional expenditure in physiological cost of work without ...
H. Strasser, 2007
3
Safe Work Practices for Wastewater Treatment Plants, Second ...
Shows computer operator's wrist supported by keyboard wrist-rest pad. the upper body which causes fatigue and pain of the neck, shoulders and back. (4) Wrist rest — the use of a wrist rest is imperative (see Figure 3.45). The purpose of the ...
Frank R. Spellman, 2000
4
Computer Access for People with Disabilities: A Human ...
However, research has not shown that wrist rests provide significant benefits to users. In fact, a wrist rest can actually increase pressure on nerves and blood vessels inside the wrist by compressing the undersurface of the wrist [9, 16, 25, 26, ...
Richard C. Simpson, 2013
5
Preparing for the Occupational Therapy National Board Exam: ...
Wrist Rest: 2. Wrist Rest: If a desk has edges that irritate the wrists and forearms, a wrist rest is recommended. A wrist rest can also possibly relieve aches and fatigue in the hands, arms, shoulders, and neck by increasing the support of the ...
Rosanne DiZazzo-Miller, Joseph Pellerito Jr., 2010
6
The Human-Computer Interaction Handbook: Fundamentals, ...
The use of a wrist rest when keying can help to minimize extension (backward bending) of the hand/wrist, but the use of a wrist rest for operator comfort and health has generated some debate because there are trade-offs for comfort and health ...
Andrew Sears, Julie A. Jacko, 2007
7
Safety Managers Guide to Office Ergonomics
Outcome Expected To reduce her right wrist extension as she operates her mouse, she should have a small gel wrist rest positioned under it. Because her keyboard wrist rest is very firm and not a cushioned type rest, it should also be replaced ...
Craig Chasen, 2009
8
Industrial Hygiene Simplified: A Guide to Anticipation, ...
Should the work surface become uncomfortable, use of a wrist rest is recommended. If the keyboard is not adjustable, placing a sturdy object (piece of wood, book, etc.) under the rear should be sufficient. 3. Position The keyboard should be ...
Frank R. Spellman, 2006
9
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and Repetitive Strain Injuries: The ...
A well-designed workstation The use of a wrist rest can be beneficial if you spend much time at a keyboard. Perhaps the term "wrist rest" is a misnomer — it can be too easy to end up pressing the wrist down onto the surface of the support, ...
Tammy Crouch, 1995
10
Your Guide to Developing an Ergonomics Process
Possible Drawbacks or Misuse: A too-thick or too-high wrist rest can cause forward flexion of the wrist. Some individuals may become dependent on wrist rests and may deviate their wrists to reach side or bottom keys rather than lift and move ...
Alison Heller-Ono, 1998

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «WRIST REST»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term wrist rest is used in the context of the following news items.
1
After wrist rest, Troy's Roberts hopes to scar foes
TROY – The injuries were similar and so were the results, despite the five years that passed between them. Troy defensive end Tyler Roberts holds up one wrist ... «Montgomery Advertiser, Aug 15»
2
Noko Leatherworks TKL Wrist Rest
Noko Leatherworks TKL Wrist Rest. With mechanical keyboards coming back in popularity the need/demand for wrist rests has been rising as well. A while back ... «Jonny Guru, Jul 15»
3
Wrist Rests Are for Your Palms, Not Your Wrists
Think wrist rests are supposed to support your wrists while typing? Ergonomics experts caution that using this accessory can actually increase stress on your ... «Lifehacker, Dec 14»
4
The complete guide to sitting at your desk
If you're using a wrist rest, note that it is actually meant to rest your palms on it, and that plonking your wrists on it increases stress and pressure to the wrist. «Quartz, Dec 14»
5
Tt eSPORTS Gaming Wrist Rest Series Announced
Taipei, Taiwan – August 14, 2014 – Tt eSPORTS, the leading expert in professional e-Sports gaming peripherals is releasing the Gaming Wrist Rest accessory ... «Legit Reviews, Aug 14»
6
Do Mouse Pads With Wrist Rests Get Annoying?>
Ik that this is not the best question to ask (a mouse pad is a mouse pad), but I am ... For people who have had mouse pads with wrist rests, do you feel they are ... «Tom's Hardware Guide, Aug 14»
7
Rosewill's Apollo RK-9100xBBR mechanical keyboard reviewed
Typing comfort can be further improved with the bundled wrist rest, which clips into notches in the bottom edge of the keyboard. The point of all wrist rests, ... «The Tech Report, LLC, Jun 14»
8
Ducky Leather Wrist Rest Review
The Ducky Leather wrist rest as its name suggests, is made out of leather, this material is used as the face material on the Ducky wrist rest and to help keep it in ... «CCL Online, Apr 14»
9
Apple warns 'wrist rests will ruin Retina Display MacBook'
Apple is warning people not to use palm rest covers with their MacBook Pro with Retina Display because they can cause the geometry of the device to shift when ... «Australian Macworld, Oct 12»
10
SurfacePad is a Wrist Pad for the MacBook Air
Rich, warm leather is a first-class upgrade compared to setting your wrists on cold, ... SurfacePad for MacBook Air protects the wrist rest area of your Air from ... «iClarified, Jun 12»

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