Definitions for ARMɑrm

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  1. arm(noun)

    a human limb; technically the part of the superior limb between the shoulder and the elbow but commonly used to refer to the whole superior limb

  2. arm, branch, limb(noun)

    any projection that is thought to resemble a human arm

    "the arm of the record player"; "an arm of the sea"; "a branch of the sewer"

  3. weapon, arm, weapon system(noun)

    any instrument or instrumentality used in fighting or hunting

    "he was licensed to carry a weapon"

  4. arm(noun)

    the part of an armchair or sofa that supports the elbow and forearm of a seated person

  5. branch, subdivision, arm(noun)

    a division of some larger or more complex organization

    "a branch of Congress"; "botany is a branch of biology"; "the Germanic branch of Indo-European languages"

  6. sleeve, arm(verb)

    the part of a garment that is attached at the armhole and that provides a cloth covering for the arm

  7. arm, build up, fortify, gird(verb)

    prepare oneself for a military confrontation

    "The U.S. is girding for a conflict in the Middle East"; "troops are building up on the Iraqi border"

  8. arm(verb)

    supply with arms

    "The U.S. armed the freedom fighters in Afghanistan"

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Arm(noun)

    the limb of the human body which extends from the shoulder to the hand; also, the corresponding limb of a monkey

  2. Arm(noun)

    anything resembling an arm

  3. Arm(noun)

    the fore limb of an animal, as of a bear

  4. Arm(noun)

    a limb, or locomotive or prehensile organ, of an invertebrate animal

  5. Arm(noun)

    a branch of a tree

  6. Arm(noun)

    a slender part of an instrument or machine, projecting from a trunk, axis, or fulcrum; as, the arm of a steelyard

  7. Arm(noun)

    the end of a yard; also, the part of an anchor which ends in the fluke

  8. Arm(noun)

    an inlet of water from the sea

  9. Arm(noun)

    a support for the elbow, at the side of a chair, the end of a sofa, etc

  10. Arm(noun)

    fig.: Power; might; strength; support; as, the secular arm; the arm of the law

  11. Arm(noun)

    a branch of the military service; as, the cavalry arm was made efficient

  12. Arm(noun)

    a weapon of offense or defense; an instrument of warfare; -- commonly in the pl

  13. Arm(verb)

    to take by the arm; to take up in one's arms

  14. Arm(verb)

    to furnish with arms or limbs

  15. Arm(verb)

    to furnish or equip with weapons of offense or defense; as, to arm soldiers; to arm the country

  16. Arm(verb)

    to cover or furnish with a plate, or with whatever will add strength, force, security, or efficiency; as, to arm the hit of a sword; to arm a hook in angling

  17. Arm(verb)

    fig.: To furnish with means of defense; to prepare for resistance; to fortify, in a moral sense

  18. Arm(verb)

    to provide one's self with arms, weapons, or means of attack or resistance; to take arms

  19. Origin: [See Arms.]

FreebaseRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Arm

    In human anatomy, the arm is the part of the upper limb between the shoulder and the elbow joints.

U.S. National Library of MedicineRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Arm

    The superior part of the upper extremity between the SHOULDER and the ELBOW.

The Standard Electrical DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Arm

    The four members of a Wheatstone bridge, q. v., are termed its arms. Referring to the diagram of a bridge, P, Q, R, S, are the arms. Fig. 22. DIAGRAM OF WHEATSTONE'S BRIDGE.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'ARM' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1098

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'ARM' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1814

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'ARM' in Nouns Frequency: #180

  4. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'ARM' in Verbs Frequency: #978

Anagrams of ARM »

  1. MRA

  2. mar, Mar, Mar., MAR

  3. RMA

  4. ram, Ram, RAM


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