1 flat part of the front of your hand
ADJ. soft | horny | sweaty | open | outstretched
VERB + PALM hold up, raise He held up a palm for silence. | spread He spread his palms in a gesture of openness. | press I pressed my palm to the wound to stop the bleeding. | slap She slapped her palm against the desk in anger.
PALM + VERB sweat | face Hold out your arms with the palms facing downwards.
PALM + NOUN reading | print
PREP. against your ~s The metal felt hot against my palms. | between your ~s He took her hand between his palms and squeezed it. | in your ~ He showed me the coins in his palm.
PHRASES palm/palms up/upwards She held out her hand to me, palm up.
ADJ. coconut, date, oil
PALM + NOUN tree | branch, frond, leaf | grove | oil