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Meaning of WHIPLASH

Pronunciation:  'wip`lash

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a quick blow with a whip
  2. [n]  an injury to the neck (the cervical vertebrae) resulting from rapid acceleration or deceleration (as in an automobile accident)
 

WHIPLASH is a 8 letter word that starts with W.

 

 Synonyms: lash, whip, whiplash injury
 
 See Also: blow, harm, hurt, injury, trauma

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Whip"lash`\, n.
The lash of a whip, -- usually made of thongs of leather, or
of cords, braided or twisted.

 

 

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