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Zimmer frame

noun [C] uk   /ˈzɪm.əˌfreɪm/  us   /-ɚ-/ UK trademark (UK also walking frame, US walker)
a metal frame with four legs that you place in front of you and lean on to help you move forward if you have difficulty in walking, for example when old
Translations of “Zimmer frame”
in Chinese (Traditional) (老年人等用的)齊默式助行架…
in Chinese (Simplified) (老年人等用的)齐默式助行架…
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