Definitions for limb

Definitions for (noun) limb

Main entry: arm, limb, branch

Definition: any projection that is thought to resemble a human arm

Usage: the arm of the record player; an arm of the sea; a branch of the sewer

Main entry: limb

Definition: the graduated arc that is attached to an instrument for measuring angles

Usage: the limb of the sextant

Main entry: limb

Definition: either of the two halves of a bow from handle to tip

Usage: the upper limb of the bow

Main entry: limb

Definition: one of the jointed appendages of an animal used for locomotion or grasping: arm; leg; wing; flipper

Main entry: limb

Definition: (astronomy) the circumferential edge of the apparent disc of the sun or the moon or a planet

Main entry: tree branch, limb

Definition: any of the main branches arising from the trunk or a bough of a tree

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