Definitions for unlimberʌnˈlɪm bər

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word unlimber

Random House Webster's College Dictionary

un•lim•berʌnˈlɪm bər(adj.)

  1. not limber; inflexible; stiff.

  2. (v.t.)limber1.

un•lim•berʌnˈlɪm bər(v.t.)

  1. to detach (a gun) from its limber or prime mover.

    Category: Military

  2. to make ready for use or action.

  3. (v.i.)to prepare for action.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

Origin of unlimber:

1795–1805; un-2+limber2

Wiktionary

  1. unlimber(Verb)

    To deploy an artillery piece for firing (ie, to detach it from its limber).

  2. unlimber(Verb)

    To clumsily put into employ a large weapon or object.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Unlimber(verb)

    to detach the limber from; as, to unlimber a gun

Translation

Find a translation for the unlimber definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these unlimber definitions with the community:


Citation

Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"unlimber." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2014. Web. 30 Jul 2014. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/unlimber>.

Are we missing a good definition for unlimber?


The Web's Largest Resource for

Definitions & Translations


A Member Of The STANDS4 Network


Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for unlimber: