Definition of Limbs. Meaning of Limbs. Synonyms of Limbs

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Definition of Limbs

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 Limbs from wikipedia

- called calyx) Limbs, in archery, the upper and lower working parts of the bow, also see recurve bow Limb (surname), a list of people Limb McKenry (1888–1956)...
- artificial limb exposed. In addition to new materials, the use of electronics has become very common in artificial limbs. Myoelectric limbs, which control...
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- neck, muscles of the torso or trunk, muscles of the upper limbs, and muscles of the lower limbs. The action refers to the action of each muscle from the...
- account could not be correct, because many people born without limbs also experienced phantom limbs. According to Melzack the experience of the body is created...
- and lower limbs are commonly called the arms and the legs, respectively. Arms and legs are connected to torso or trunk. Many animals use limbs for locomotion...
- Limbing or delimbing is the process of removing branches from a tree trunk. In logging, limbing occurs on standing or felled trees. In fire prevention...
- Ashtanga, the eight limbs of yoga, is Patanjali's cl****ification of cl****ical yoga, as set out in his Yoga Sutras. He defined the eight limbs as yama (abstinences)...
- immigrants from Yugoslavia. He was born with tetra-amelia without fully formed limbs. According to his autobiography, his mother refused to see him or hold him...
- Stereogum, Ryan Leas argued that The King of Limbs: Live From the Ba****t was superior to The King of Limbs: "You hear muscle and movement and bodies existing...
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