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

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- 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...
- artificial limb exposed. In addition to new materials, the use of electronics has become very common in artificial limbs. Myoelectric limbs, which control...
- the pontine nuclei The superior parts of both the anterior and posterior limbs and the genu of the internal capsule are supplied by the lenticulostriate...
- Limbing or delimbing is the process of removing branches from a standing or fallen tree trunk. In logging, limbing follows felling. Limbing plays a role...
- Supernumerary phantom limb is a condition where the affected individual believes and receives sensory information from limbs of the body that do not actually...
- certification in the US. The King of Limbs was followed by the remix album TKOL RMX 1234567, the live video The King of Limbs: Live from the Ba****t, and the...
- climbing. In the human body, arms and legs are commonly called upper limbs and lower limbs, respectively. Arms are connected to the torso or trunk at the shoulder...
- (absorption). The eight limbs form a sequence from the outer to the inner. Postures, important in modern yoga as exercise, form just one limb of Patanjali's scheme;...
- genes to produce limbs during embryonic development. Interestingly, many of these genes remain present even in animals that do not have limbs, such as snakes...