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limbs, plural;
  1. The edge of the disk of a celestial object, esp. the sun or moon

  2. The blade or broad part of a leaf or petal

  3. The spreading upper part of a tube-shaped flower

  4. The graduated arc of a quadrant or other scientific instrument, used for measuring angles


  1. one of the jointed appendages of an animal used for locomotion or grasping: arm; leg; wing; flipper
  2. any of the main branches arising from the trunk or a bough of a tree
  3. (astronomy) the circumferential edge of the apparent disc of the sun or the moon or a planet
  4. either of the two halves of a bow from handle to tip; "the upper limb of the bow"
  5. the graduated arc that is attached to an instrument for measuring angles; "the limb of the sextant"
  6. arm: 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"
  7. Limb: Minimal Compositions, Instrumentals and Experiments 1980-1983 is a compilation album of early musical pieces written by J. G. Thirlwell for his band Foetus. It was released on May 15, 2009 by Thirlwell's Ectopic Ents label.
  8. A limb (from the Old English lim) is a jointed, or prehensile (as octopus tentacles or new world monkey tails), appendage of the human or other animal body.
  9. Limbing (also known as "chasing") in logging is the process of removing branches from the stem of a felled tree. Options for cutting off the branches include chain saws, harvesters, stroke delimbers and others. ...
  10. A major appendage of human or animal, used for locomotion (such as an arm, leg or wing); A branch of a tree; The part of the bow, from the handle to the tip; To remove the limbs from an animal or tree
  11. (Limbing) Removing branches from a felled or standing tree, or from brush
  12. limbing is an arboriculture term which refers to the removal of branches or limbs from a tree.
  13. (Limbs) The energy storing parts of the bow above and below the riser.
  14. (LIMBS) Those members of a man which may be useful to him in flight, and the unlawful deprivation of which by another amounts to a mayhem at common law. 1 Bl. Com. 130. ...
  15. (Limbs) Front legs and shoulders are muscular, its thighs thick and sturdy
  16. (Limbs) The Qabbalah speaks of the limbs of Microprosopus, of 'Adam Qadmon (the Heavenly Man), and of the Sephiroth. In Hindu writings, especially the Puranas, the beings created from the limbs of Brahma remain without progeny, whereas his mind-born sons become the creators. ...
  17. (Limbs) The parts of an archery bow that flex when the bowstring is drawn to provide the power to propel an arrow.
  18. (Limbs) sexuality, gender related issues
  19. (limbs) (Adducted thumb syndrome, Holt-Oram syndrome, Klippel-Trenaunay-Weber syndrome, Nail-patella syndrome, Rubinstein-Taybi syndrome, Sirenomelia, VACTERL association)
  20. (limbs) (in  lizard (reptile): Locomotion and limb adaptations)
  21. Duke of limbs; a tall awkward fellow.
  22. Limbs are the horizontal bars at both ends of a compound bow that hold the cams or pulleys.
  23. The outer edge of the apparent disk of a celestial body.
  24. the edge of the apparent disc of a celestial object
  25. Luminous edge of the disk of a heavenly body.