Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: tourniquet
IPA transcription: [t'ɝn,ɪkɪt]
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: compression_bandage, tourniquet
    Meaning: bandage that stops the flow of blood from an artery by applying pressure
Usage examples
  • Take a piece of stick 6 or 8 inches long, pass through the loop, and twist tourniquet fashion until the loop is reduced to the required length.
  • "Oh yes; neither the bone nor nerve has suffered injury; the ball has glanced from the bone, passed under the nerve, and cut the humeral artery. Your tourniquet has saved you from bleeding to death.