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 limb limb

noun

  • ( ) one of the jointed appendages of an animal used for locomotion or grasping: arm; leg; wing; flipper  ( limb )
    one of the jointed appendages of an animal used for locomotion or grasping: arm; leg; wing; flipper
  • any projection that is thought to resemble a human arm  ( arm, branch, limb )
    any projection that is thought to resemble a human arm
     the arm of the record player
    the arm of the record player
     an arm of the sea
    an arm of the sea
     a branch of the sewer
    a branch of the sewer
  • the graduated arc that is attached to an instrument for measuring angles  ( limb )
    the graduated arc that is attached to an instrument for measuring angles
     the limb of the sextant
    the limb of the sextant
  • either of the two halves of a bow from handle to tip  ( limb )
    either of the two halves of a bow from handle to tip
     the upper limb of the bow
    the upper limb of the bow
  • (astronomy) the circumferential edge of the apparent disc of the sun or the moon or a planet  ( limb )
    (astronomy) the circumferential edge of the apparent disc of the sun or the moon or a planet
  • any of the main branches arising from the trunk or a bough of a tree  ( limb, tree branch )
    any of the main branches arising from the trunk or a bough of a tree


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