- (UK) IPA(key): /ˈtʊə.nɪ.keɪ/
- (US) IPA(key): /ˈtɝ.nɪ.kɪt/, /ˈtʊɚ.nɪ.kɪt/, /ˈtɝ.nɪ.keɪ/
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tourniquet (plural tourniquets)
- A tightly-compressed bandage used to stop bleeding by stopping the flow of blood through a large artery in a limb.
- 1907, Robert W[illiam] Chambers, chapter II, in The Younger Set, New York, N.Y.: D. Appleton & Company, OCLC 24962326:
- His forefathers had been, as a rule, professional men—physicians and lawyers; his grandfather died under the walls of Chapultepec Castle while twisting a tourniquet for a cursing dragoon; an uncle remained indefinitely at Malvern Hill; […].
- Any of several similar methods of clamping components into position.
- A turnstile.
a tightly compressed bandage used to stop bleeding
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tourniquet m (plural tourniquets)