Definitions of limb

  1. To supply with limbs.
  2. To dismember; to tear off the limbs of.
  3. To supply with limbs: to tear off the limbs.
  4. To supply with limbs; to dismember. Limb of the law, a member of the legal profession.
  5. To supply with limbs; to dismember.
  6. 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"
  7. any of the main branches arising from the trunk or a bough of a tree
  8. either of the two halves of a bow from handle to tip; " the upper limb of the bow"
  9. one of the jointed appendages of an animal used for locomotion or grasping: arm; leg; wing; flipper
  10. ( astronomy) the circumferential edge of the apparent disc of the sun or the moon or a planet
  11. A part of a tree which extends from the trunk and separates into branches and twigs; a large branch.
  12. An arm or a leg of a human being; a leg, arm, or wing of an animal.
  13. A thing or person regarded as a part or member of, or attachment to, something else.
  14. An elementary piece of the mechanism of a lock.
  15. A border or edge, in certain special uses.
  16. The border or upper spreading part of a monopetalous corolla, or of a petal, or sepal; blade.
  17. The border or edge of the disk of a heavenly body, especially of the sun and moon.
  18. The graduated margin of an arc or circle, in an instrument for measuring angles.
  19. A jointed part extending from an animal body, as a leg, an arm, or a wing; the branch of a tree.
  20. A jointed part in animals: a projecting part: a branch of a tree.
  21. An edge or border, as of the sun, etc.: the edge of a sextant, etc.
  22. One of the extremities of the body; branch of a tree; an edge or border.
  23. An edge, or part, as of a disk or surface.
  24. An articulated extremity of the human body or an animal, as the arm or leg; a branch of a tree; a member.
  25. An edge or border, as of the sun, & c.; the border of a monopetalous corolla; the graduated edge of a sextant.
  26. The part of an animal joined, as it were, to the body, as an arm or a leg; the branch of a tree; in bot., the blade of the leaf; the broad part of a sepal or petal.
  27. The border or edge of the disc of a heavenly body, particularly of the sun or moon; the edge of a graduated circle in an instrument.
  28. Branch; arm; leg; wing.