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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 limb /ˈlɪm/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 limb /ˈlɪm/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Limb n.
 1. A part of a tree which extends from the trunk and separates into branches and twigs; a large branch.
 2. An arm or a leg of a human being; a leg, arm, or wing of an animal.
 A second Hector for his grim aspect,
 And large proportion of his strong-knit limbs.   --Shak.
 3. A thing or person regarded as a part or member of, or attachment to, something else.
    That little limb of the devil has cheated the gallows.   --Sir W. Scott.
 4. An elementary piece of the mechanism of a lock.
 Limb of the law, a lawyer or an officer of the law. [Colloq.]  --Landor.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Limb, v. t.
 1. To supply with limbs. [R.]
 2. To dismember; to tear off the limbs of.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Limb, n.  A border or edge, in certain special uses. (a) Bot. The border or upper spreading part of a monopetalous corolla, or of a petal, or sepal; blade. (b) Astron. The border or edge of the disk of a heavenly body, especially of the sun and moon. (c) The graduated margin of an arc or circle, in an instrument for measuring angles.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: one of the jointed appendages of an animal used for
           locomotion or grasping: arm; leg; wing; flipper
      2: any of the main branches arising from the trunk or a bough
         of a tree [syn: tree branch]
      3: (astronomy) the circumferential edge of the apparent disc of
         the sun or the moon or a planet
      4: either of the two halves of a bow from handle to tip; "the
         upper limb of the bow"
      5: the graduated arc that is attached to an instrument for
         measuring angles; "the limb of the sextant"
      6: 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" [syn: arm, branch]