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  Words related to limb

Related / Similar Words: arm, branch, tree branch

 

Definition:
  • any projection that is thought to resemble an arm; "the arm of the record player"; "an arm of the sea"; "a branch of the sewer";
  • the graduated arc that is attached to an instrument for measuring angles; "the limb of the sextant";
  • either of the two halves of a bow from handle to tip; "the upper limb of the bow";
  • one of the jointed appendages of an animal used for locomotion or grasping: arm; leg; wing; flipper;
  • (astronomy) the circumferential edge of the apparent disc of the sun or the moon or a planet;
  • any of the main branches arising from the trunk or a bough of a tree;

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    Hyponyms: hind limb, forelimb, flipper, leg, crus, thigh, arm, cubitus, forearm, stick, bough

     

    Part Meronyms: octant, bow, appendicular skeleton, tree

     

     
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