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supinate

verb uk   /ˈsuː.pɪn.eɪt/ us    /ˈsuː.pəˌneɪt/ specialized
[T] to turn the bottom of a body part, for example the palms of the hands, upward: Volunteers were asked to supinate their forearm.Turning upside down
[I or T] to put yourself in, or to be put in a supine position (= on your back with your face upward)RecliningNot holding the body upright
(Definition of supinate from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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