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TOURNIQUET

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does tourniquet mean? 

TOURNIQUET (noun)
  The noun TOURNIQUET has 1 sense:

1. bandage that stops the flow of blood from an artery by applying pressure

  Familiarity information: TOURNIQUET used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


TOURNIQUET (noun)


Sense 1tourniquet [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Bandage that stops the flow of blood from an artery by applying pressure

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Synonyms:

compression bandage; tourniquet

Hypernyms ("tourniquet" is a kind of...):

bandage; patch (a piece of soft material that covers and protects an injured part of the body)


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