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tourniquetnoun [C]

uk   /ˈtʊə.nɪ.keɪ/ /ˈtɔː.nɪ.keɪ/  us   /ˈtɝː.nɪ.kɪt/
a strip of cloth that is tied tightly around an injured arm or leg to stop it bleeding: If it continues to bleed, you may have to apply a tourniquet to the limb.
(Definition of tourniquet from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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tourniquetnoun [C]

 us   /ˈtɜr·nɪ·kət, ˈtʊr-/
a strip of cloth that is tied tightly around an injured arm or leg to stop the flow of blood
(Definition of tourniquet from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “tourniquet”
in Spanish torniquete…
in Vietnamese ga rô…
in Malaysian pembalut…
in Thai เครื่องห้ามเลือด…
in French garrot…
in German der Druckverband…
in Chinese (Simplified) 止血带…
in Turkish turnike…
in Russian турникет, жгут…
in Indonesian pengikat…
in Chinese (Traditional) 止血帶…
in Polish opaska uciskowa…
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