knee action: Meaning and Definition of

knee' ac"tion

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. a form of suspension for the front wheels of a vehicle permitting each wheel to rise and fall independently of the other.
  2. limited and temporary bending at a joint provided to relieve a structure or machine part under stress.
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