Meaning of “ball-and-socket joint” in the English Dictionary

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"ball-and-socket joint" in British English

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ball-and-socket jointnoun [ C ]

uk /ˌbɔːl.ənˈsɒk.ɪt dʒɔɪnt/ us /ˌbɑːl.ənˈsɑː.kɪt dʒɔɪnt/ specialized

(Definition of “ball-and-socket joint” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)