Arm

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Arm Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • the part of an armchair or sofa that supports the elbow and forearm of a seated person
  • 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"
  • the part of a garment that is attached at armhole and provides a cloth covering for the arm
  • any instrument or instrumentality used in fighting or hunting; "he was licensed to carry a weapon"
  • 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
  • an administrative division of some larger or more complex organization; "a branch of Congress"
  • prepare oneself for a military confrontation; "The U.S. is girding for a conflict in the Middle East"; "troops are building up on the Iraqui border"
  • supply with arms; "The U.S. armed the freedom fighters in Afghanistan"

Definitions from Wiktionary


  • 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 ,
  • any instrument or instrumentality used in fighting or hunting; "he was licensed to carry a weapon" ,
  • an administrative division of some larger or more complex organization; "a branch of Congress" ,
  • 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" ,
  • the part of an armchair or sofa that supports the elbow and forearm of a seated person ,
  • the part of a garment that is attached at the armhole and that provides a cloth covering for the arm

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Arm Meaning and Definition in Wikipedia


An arm is a limb. Most humans have two arms each, coming out of their body just below the neck. On the end of each arm is a hand. Humans use arms and hands to do things to other objects, this is called manipulation. The main purpose of the hand is to grasp objects. Some other primates have arms which they use to move around by holding onto trees or supporting themselves as they walk along the ground.



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* With coarse rice to eat, with water to drink, and my bended arm for a pillow - I have still joy in the midst of these things. Riches and honors acquired by unrighteousness are to me as a floating cloud. - Confucius

* The king's might is greater than human, and his arm is very long. - Herodotus

* Cervantes smiled Spain's chivalry away A single laugh demolished the right arm Of his country. - George Gordon Byron


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