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Definition of tourniquet noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

tourniquet

 noun
noun
NAmE//ˈtərnɪkət//
 
, NAmE//ˈtʊrnɪkət//
 
 
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a piece of cloth, etc. that is tied tightly around an arm or a leg to stop the loss of blood from a wound
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: tourniquet