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Overview of noun limb

The noun limb has 6 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (6) limb

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

2. limb, tree branch

(any of the main branches arising from the trunk or a bough of a tree)

3. limb

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

4. limb

(either of the two halves of a bow from handle to tip; "the upper limb of the bow")

5. limb

(the graduated arc that is attached to an instrument for measuring angles; "the limb of the sextant")

6. arm, branch, limb

(any projection that is thought to resemble a human arm; "the arm of the record player"; "an arm of the sea"; "a branch of the sewer") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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