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Definition of Limb
Limb Limb, v. t.
1. To supply with limbs. [R.] --Milton.
2. To dismember; to tear off the limbs of.
LimbLimb 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. LimbLimb 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.
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
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.
4. An elementary piece of the mechanism of a lock.
Limb of the law, a lawyer or an officer of the law.
Meaning of Limb from wikipedia
(anatomy), an appendage
of a human
or animal Limb
Music, a record label Limb
, in astronomy, the curved
edge of the apparent
- A transradial prosthesis
is an artificial limb
an arm missing below
the elbow. Upper limb prostheses
can be categorized
- A limb
(from the Old English
lim), or extremity, is a jointed, or prehensile, appendage
of the human
or other animal
body. In the human
body, the upper...
- 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
- A phantom limb
is the sensation
that an am****ted or missing limb
60 to 80% of individuals
with an am****tion experience...
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...
on the transition
from fin to limb
. Limb formation begins
in the morphogenetic limb
field, as mesenchymal cells
from the lateral
- 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
- Out on a Limb
to: Risk-taking Out on a Limb
(book), 1983 autobiography
by Shirley MacLaine
Out on a Limb
(1950 film), animation starring
- kidney, the ascending limb
of the loop of Henle
is a segment
of the heterogenous
loop of Henle downstream
of the descending limb
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