Found 3 items, similar to arm.
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English → English
n 1: 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: any instrument or instrumentality used in fighting or
hunting; “he was licensed to carry a weapon”
3: an administrative division of some larger or more complex
organization; “a branch of Congress”
4: any projection that is thought to resemble an arm; “the arm
of the record player”
; “an arm of the sea”
; “a branch of
5: the part of an armchair or sofa that supports the elbow and
forearm of a seated person
6: the part of a garment that is attached at armhole and
provides a cloth covering for the arm [syn: sleeve
v 1: 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”
[syn: build up
] [ant: disarm
2: supply with arms; “The U.S. armed the freedom fighters in
English → English
, v. i.
To provide one's self with arms, weapons, or means of attack
or resistance; to take arms. “ 'Tis time to arm.”
, n. [AS. arm, earm; akin to OHG. aram, G., D., Dan., &
Sw. arm, Icel. armr, Goth. arms, L. armus arm, shoulder, and
prob. to Gr. ? joining, joint, shoulder, fr. the root ? to
join, to fit together; cf. Slav. rame. ?. See Art
1. The limb of the human body which extends from the shoulder
to the hand; also, the corresponding limb of a monkey.
2. Anything resembling an arm; as,
(a) The fore limb of an animal, as of a bear.
(b) A limb, or locomotive or prehensile organ, of an
(c) A branch of a tree.
(d) A slender part of an instrument or machine, projecting
from a trunk, axis, or fulcrum; as, the arm of a
(e) (Naut) The end of a yard; also, the part of an anchor
which ends in the fluke.
(f) An inlet of water from the sea.
(g) A support for the elbow, at the side of a chair, the
end of a sofa, etc.
3. Fig.: Power; might; strength; support; as, the secular
arm; the arm of the law.
To whom is the arm of the Lord revealed? --Isa. lii.
, the end of the arm; a good distance off.
, the length of the arm.
, reach of the arm; the distance the arm can
) arm in arm
, to go with the arm or hand
of one linked in the arm of another. “When arm in armwe
To keep at arm's length
, to keep at a distance (literally
or figuratively); not to allow to come into close contact
or familiar intercourse.
To work at arm's length
, to work disadvantageously.
, n. [See Arms
(a) A branch of the military service; as, the cavalry arm
was made efficient.
(b) A weapon of offense or defense; an instrument of
warfare; -- commonly in the pl.
, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Armed
; p. pr. & vb. n.
.] [OE. armen, F. armer, fr. L. armare, fr. arma,
pl., arms. See arms
1. To take by the arm; to take up in one's arms. [Obs.]
And make him with our pikes and partisans
A grave: come, arm him. --Shak.
Arm your prize;
I know you will not lose him. --Two N. Kins.
2. To furnish with arms or limbs. [R.]
His shoulders broad and strong,
Armed long and round. --Beau. & Fl.
3. To furnish or equip with weapons of offense or defense;
as, to arm soldiers; to arm the country.
Abram . . . armed his trained servants. --Gen. xiv.
4. 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.
5. Fig.: To furnish with means of defense; to prepare for
resistance; to fortify, in a moral sense.
Arm yourselves . . . with the same mind. --1 Pet.
To arm a magnet
, to fit it with an armature.