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Definitions of limb:
  • noun:   the graduated arc that is attached to an instrument for measuring angles
    Example: "The limb of the sextant"
  • noun:   either of the two halves of a bow from handle to tip
    Example: "The upper limb of the bow"
  • noun:   one of the jointed appendages of an animal used for locomotion or grasping: arm; leg; wing; flipper
  • noun:   (astronomy) the circumferential edge of the apparent disc of the sun or the moon or a planet
  • noun:   any of the main branches arising from the trunk or a bough of a tree
  • noun:   any projection that is thought to resemble an arm
  • name:  A surname (very rare: popularity rank in the U.S.: #26355)

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