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palm
  • noun

  • noun
    The inner surface of the hand between the wrist and fingers. (she held the bird in the palm of her hand)
    The palmate part of a deer's antler. (These findings strongly indicate that the palm of moose antlers may serve as an effective, parabolic reflector which increases the acoustic pressure of the incoming sound)
    verb
    Conceal (a small object) in the hand, especially as part of a trick or theft. (he would spin wild tales while palming your wristwatch)
    (of a goalkeeper) deflect (the ball) with the palm of the hand. (Jason palmed the ball out of danger)

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