Limb Meaning

There are 6 meaning(s) for word limb

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Limb Meaning 1 : any projection that is thought to resemble a human arm

    Synonyms : arm,  branch
Limb Meaning 2 : any of the main branches arising from the trunk or a bough of a tree

    Synonyms : tree branch
Limb Meaning 3 : (astronomy) the circumferential edge of the apparent disc of the sun or the moon or a planet

Limb Meaning 4 : either of the two halves of a bow from handle to tip

    Example : the upper limb of the bow

Limb Meaning 5 : one of the jointed appendages of an animal used for locomotion or grasping: arm; leg; wing; flipper

Limb Meaning 6 : the graduated arc that is attached to an instrument for measuring angles

    Example : the limb of the sextant