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limb1

limb1

 
 
pronunciation:
lIm
phrases:
out on a limb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a main branch of a tree.
The snow was so heavy on the pine tree that one of the big limbs broke.
 
synonyms:
bough, branch
similar words:
arm, offshoot, outgrowth, part, projection, shoot, sprig, stick, twig
definition 2: a jointed member of an animal body, such as an arm, leg, or wing.
Many returning soldiers were missing limbs.
 
synonyms:
appendage, arm, extremity, leg, member
similar words:
part, prosthesis, wing
definition 3: an extended or projecting part, or a person or thing considered as an extension or representative of something larger.
synonyms:
appendage, arm, branch, extension, offshoot, outgrowth, projection, wing
similar words:
appendix, descendant, member, offspring, scion, spur
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phrase: out on a limb
derivation: limbless (adj.)
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