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limb

 
Noun limb has 6 senses
  1. limb - one of the jointed appendages of an animal used for locomotion or grasping: arm; leg; wing; flipper
    --1 is a kind of
    extremity, appendage, member
    --1 is a part of appendicular skeleton
    --1 has part: stump; extremity
    --1 has particulars:
     hind limb; forelimb; flipper; leg; crus; leg; thigh; arm; cubitus; forearm
  2. limb, tree branch - any of the main branches arising from the trunk or a bough of a tree
    --2 is a kind of branch
    --2 is a part of tree
    --2 has particulars: stick; bough
  3. limb - (astronomy) the circumferential edge of the apparent disc of the sun or the moon or a planet
    --3 is a kind of
    edge, border
  4. limb - either of the two halves of a bow from handle to tip; "the upper limb of the bow"
    --4 is a kind of
    part, portion
    --4 is a part of bow
  5. limb - the graduated arc that is attached to an instrument for measuring angles; "the limb of the sextant"
    --5 is a kind of
    arc
    --5 is a part of octant; sextant
  6. arm, branch, limb - any projection that is thought to resemble an arm; "the arm of the record player"; "an arm of the sea"; "a branch of the sewer"
    --6 is a kind of projection
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