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palm

noun /paːm/
(anatomy) the inner surface of the hand between the wrist and the fingers
palma
She held the mouse in the palm of her hand.
palm (something) off on (someone) phrasal verb to get rid of (an undesirable thing or person) by giving, selling etc to (someone else)
endilgar, endosar, encajar
They palmed off their unwelcome guests on the people next door.
palmtop noun ( palmtop computer) (computing) a very small computer that you can hold in one hand.
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Translations of “palm”
in Korean 손바닥, 야자나무…
in Arabic راحة اليَّد, كَف, نَخْلة…
in French paume…
in Italian palmo, palma…
in Chinese (Traditional) 手, 手掌,手心…
in Russian ладонь, пальма…
in Turkish avuç içi, aya, palmiye…
in Polish dłoń, palma…
in Portuguese palma, palmeira…
in German die Handinnenfläche…
in Catalan palmell, palmera…
in Japanese 手のひら, ヤシ, ヤシの木…
in Chinese (Simplified) 手, 手掌,手心…
(Definition of palm from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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