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palmnoun [C]

us   /pɑm, pɑlm/
the inside part of your hand from your wrist to the base of your fingers: I wiped my palm on my shirt.
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palmnoun [C]

uk   /pɑːm/ us   /pɑːm/
  • palm noun [C] (HAND)

C2 the inside part of your hand from your wrist to the base of your fingers: This tiny device fits into the palm of your hand.
read sb's palm
to look at the lines on the inside of someone's hand and say what these lines say about their character and future

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  • palm noun [C] (TREE)

C1 also palm tree a tree that grows in hot countries and has a tall trunk with a mass of long pointed leaves at the top: date palms palm fronds The island has long golden beaches fringed by palm trees.

palmverb [T]

uk   /pɑːm/ us   /pɑːm/
to make something seem to disappear by hiding it in the palm of your hand as part of a trick, or to steal something by picking it up in a way that will not be noticed: I suspected that he had palmed a playing card.
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Translations of “palm”
in Korean 손바닥, 야자나무…
in Arabic راحة اليَّد, كَف, نَخْلة…
in Malaysian tapak tangan…
in French paume…
in Russian ладонь, пальма…
in Chinese (Traditional) 手, 手掌,手心…
in Italian palmo, palma…
in Turkish avuç içi, aya, palmiye…
in Polish dłoń, palma…
in Spanish palma…
in Vietnamese lòng bàn tay…
in Portuguese palma, palmeira…
in Thai ฝ่ามือ…
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…
in Indonesian telapak tangan…
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