limb from limb


limb from limb
a) dismembered
b) completely apart; completely destroyed

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  • Limb — can have many meanings. ten thousand to be precise.*from the Old English lim : **Limb (anatomy), a limb is a jointed or prehensile appendage of the human or animal body **a large or main branch of a tree. **In social structure, a representative,… …   Wikipedia

  • limb — [ lım ] noun count ** 1. ) an arm or a leg: She rested her tired, aching limbs. an artificial limb 2. ) a large branch on a tree 3. ) a part of something that sticks out out on a limb in a position where you have no support from other people… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • limb — [lım] n [: Old English; Origin: lim] 1.) out on a limb alone and without help or support ▪ All the other countries signed the agreement, leaving Britain out on a limb. ▪ He d gone out on a limb (=taken a risk) to help us. 2.) an arm or leg 3.) …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • limb — limb1 [lim] n. [with unhistoric b < ME lim < OE, akin to ON limr, limb < IE base * (e)lei , to bend > EL(BOW)] 1. a part that extends from the trunk of a body, as an arm, leg, or wing 2. a large branch of a tree 3. any projecting part …   English World dictionary

  • Limb — (l[i^]m), n. [OE. lim, AS. lim; akin to Icel. limr limb, lim branch of a tree, Sw. & Dan. lem limb; cf. also AS. li[eth], OHG. lid, gilid, G. glied, Goth. li[thorn]us. Cf. {Lith}, {Limber}.] 1. A part of a tree which extends from the trunk and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Limb of the law — Limb Limb (l[i^]m), n. [OE. lim, AS. lim; akin to Icel. limr limb, lim branch of a tree, Sw. & Dan. lem limb; cf. also AS. li[eth], OHG. lid, gilid, G. glied, Goth. li[thorn]us. Cf. {Lith}, {Limber}.] 1. A part of a tree which extends from the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Limb perfusion — is a medical technique that may be used to deliver anticancer drugs directly to an arm or leg. The flow of blood to and from the limb is temporarily stopped with a tourniquet, and anticancer drugs are put directly into the blood of the limb. This …   Wikipedia

  • limb bud — n a proliferation of embryonic tissue shaped like a mound from which a limb develops * * * an ectodermally covered mesenchymal swelling on the trunk of the embryo that becomes a limb …   Medical dictionary

  • From the Basement — іFrom the Basement is a podcast and a TV programme that features live performances from various musicians. The show is filmed in high definition at Maida Vale studios in London with the live sound by producer Nigel Godrich. From the Basement has… …   Wikipedia


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