|1.||[ noun ] (zoology) one of the jointed appendages of an animal used for locomotion or grasping: arm; leg; wing; flipper|
|Related terms:||extremity arm leg thigh leg forearm forelimb hind_limb flipper cubitus crus appendicular_skeleton stump extremity|
|2.||[ noun ] (mathematics,geometry) the graduated arc that is attached to an instrument for measuring angles|
"the limb of the sextant"
|Related terms:||arc octant|
|3.||[ noun ] 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"
|4.||[ noun ] either of the two halves of a bow from handle to tip|
"the upper limb of the bow"
|Related terms:||part bow|
|5.||[ noun ] (astronomy) the circumferential edge of the apparent disc of the sun or the moon or a planet|
|Related terms:||edge astronomy|
|6.||[ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 26355|
|7.||[ noun ] (botany) any of the main branches arising from the trunk or a bough of a tree|
|Related terms:||branch bough stick tree|