Definition of Limb. Meaning of Limb. Synonyms of Limb

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Definition of Limb

Limb
Limb Limb, v. t. 1. To supply with limbs. [R.] --Milton. 2. To dismember; to tear off the limbs of.
Limb
Limb Limb, n. [L. limbus border. Cf. Limbo, Limbus.] A border or edge, in certain special uses. (a) (Bot.) The border or upper spreading part of a monopetalous corolla, or of a petal, or sepal; blade. (b) (Astron.) The border or edge of the disk of a heavenly body, especially of the sun and moon. (c) The graduated margin of an arc or circle, in an instrument for measuring angles.
Limb
Limb Limb (l[i^]m), n. [OE. lim, AS. lim; akin to Icel. limr limb, lim branch of a tree, Sw. & Dan. lem limb; cf. also AS. li[eth], OHG. lid, gilid, G. glied, Goth. li[thorn]us. Cf. Lith, Limber.] 1. A part of a tree which extends from the trunk and separates into branches and twigs; a large branch. 2. An arm or a leg of a human being; a leg, arm, or wing of an animal. A second Hector for his grim aspect, And large proportion of his strong-knit limbs. --Shak. 3. A thing or person regarded as a part or member of, or attachment to, something else. --Shak. That little limb of the devil has cheated the gallows. --Sir W. Scott. 4. An elementary piece of the mechanism of a lock. Limb of the law, a lawyer or an officer of the law. [Colloq.] --Landor.

Meaning of Limb from wikipedia

- Limb can refer to: Limb (anatomy), an appendage of a human or animal Limb Music, a record label Limb, in astronomy, the curved edge of the apparent disk...
- removal of a limb by trauma, medical illness, or surgery. As a surgical measure, it is used to control pain or a disease process in the affected limb, such as...
- A transradial prosthesis is an artificial limb that replaces an arm missing below the elbow. Upper limb prostheses can be categorized in three main...
- anterior limb or crus anterius is the part in front of the genu, between the head of the caudate nucleus and the lenticular nucleus the posterior limb or crus...
- A limb (from the Old English lim), or extremity, is a jointed, or prehensile (as octopus arms or new world monkey tails), appendage of the human or other...
- latter work focused on the transition from fin to limb. Limb formation begins in the morphogenetic limb field, as mesenchymal cells from the lateral plate...
- The upper limb or upper extremity is the region in a vertebrate animal extending from the deltoid region up to and including the hand, including the arm...
- Bresso Airfield (Italian: Aeroporto di Bresso, ICAO: LIMB) is an aerodrome in comune of Bresso, Italy. Originally built in 1912, the field was mostly...
- Acute limb ischaemia (ALI) occurs when there is a sudden lack of blood flow to a limb. Acute limb ischaemia is caused by embolism or thrombosis, or rarely...
- period of time. Pressure is applied cir****ferentially around a portion of a limb at a desired location; this pressure is transferred to the walls of blood...
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