Definition of 'limb'
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People lost their limbs and parts of their bodies. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He noticed his prosthetic limb on the floor. The Sun (2016)Her heart could also stop, she could lose a limb or be stillborn. The Sun (2017)IT was not so long ago that people risked life and limb in the name of political protest. The Sun (2016)It's a privilege to see them whittling tree limbs like mammoth pencils, then twisting them into the ground to prop up our hammocks and cook pots. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The entire skull and torso and most of the upper and lower limbs are present. Times, Sunday Times (2006)It must not cause loss of life or limb. The Sun (2010)That was a throbbing sensation and it made my limbs feel cool or numb. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Her second prosthetic limb will be fitted next week. The Sun (2014)With standard artificial limbs people often overload a good leg while standing still. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It has a seductive scent and leaves limbs looking dewy and youthful. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Once you reach "one" let your eyes open and stretch your limbs. Coping with Angina (1990)The advance could make many transplants unnecessary and allow the regeneration of brain tissue and limb parts. Times, Sunday Times (2008)How many more limbs can they lose? Times, Sunday Times (2007)The attack left him with multiple wounds to his upper limbs. Times, Sunday Times (2016)How do your limbs feel to you? Times, Sunday Times (2013)He will be fitted with a prosthetic limb. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Anything to get your limbs moving and stretching. The Sun (2015)But one part of a limb may shake or seize up for a short period. The Sun (2012)Now there are no leaves and the limbs are up there in the air just like a ghost. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Surgery to the sympathetic nerve supply to the upper limb is useful in controlling extreme cases of sweaty palms. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Bare tree limbs and branches are drawn against the winter sky, as whimsical as pencil sketches. Christianity Today (2000)Soon I couldn't wait to give my aching limbs a rest. FRANKIE: The Autobiography of Frankie Dettori (2004)
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Translations for 'limb'
British English: limb NOUN
Your limbs are your arms and legs.
He was able to stretch out his cramped limbs and rest for a few hours.
Definition of limb from the Collins English Dictionary
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