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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 sprain /ˈspren/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 sprain /ˈspren/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Sprain v. t. [imp. & p. p. Sprained p. pr. & vb. n. Spraining.]  To weaken, as a joint, ligament, or muscle, by sudden and excessive exertion, as by wrenching; to overstrain, or stretch injuriously, but without luxation; as, to sprain one's ankle.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Sprain, n. The act or result of spraining; lameness caused by spraining; as, a bad sprain of the wrist.
 Sprain fracture Med., the separation of a tendon from its point of insertion, with the detachment of a shell of bone to which the tendon is attached.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : a painful injury to a joint caused by a sudden wrenching of
          its ligaments
      v : twist suddenly so as to sprain; "wrench one's ankle"; "The
          wrestler twisted his shoulder"; "the hikers sprained
          their ankles when they fell"; "I turned my ankle and
          couldn't walk for several days" [syn: twist, wrench,
          turn, wrick, rick]