wrist drop

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wrist drop

A condition in which the hand is flexed at the wrist and cannot be extended. It may be due to injury of the radial nerve or paralysis of the extensor muscles of the wrist and hand.
Synonym: drop hand
See also: drop
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'No.' Ashley let his hand drop and frowned back at her.
but lets the final berries in his hand drop into the overgrowth
If a new product becomes suddenly cheaper, prices for the same product second hand drop at least equally sharply.
With the score two games all, Harris was love five down in the deciding fifth set but he fought back to five-all and produced an exquisite back hand drop off the back wall, a sensational shot which broke the heart of Evans.
Christine rolls her shoulders so his hand drops off.
At least mir makes him feel so, even when the question is intended to be an ice- breaker: "Is there anything you'd like to alter about Satyamev Jayate ?" A few precious minutes later, his hand drops, jaw tightens, and he looks up straight into the questioner's eyes.
Then came the Balearic buzz of Watch the Sun Come Up and the main set closer Won't Go Quietly, which features a most Streets-like gimmick when Example orders: "When my hand drops, let's see who can bounce the highest." Everyone seemed happy to take him up on the challenge.