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Definition of limb:

  1. A border or edge, in certain special uses.
  2. A part of a tree which extends from the trunk and separates into branches and twigs; a large branch.
  3. A thing or person regarded as a part or member of, or attachment to, something else.
  4. An arm or a leg of a human being; a leg, arm, or wing of an animal.
  5. An elementary piece of the mechanism of a lock.
  6. The border or edge of the disk of a heavenly body, especially of the sun and moon.
  7. The border or upper spreading part of a monopetalous corolla, or of a petal, or sepal; blade.
  8. The graduated margin of an arc or circle, in an instrument for measuring angles.
  9. To dismember; to tear off the limbs of.
  10. To supply with limbs.


subdivision, tree branch, appendage, offshoot, arm, wing, lobe, outgrowth, offset, bough, pinion, ramification, weapon, leg, sleeve, member, fin, part, branch, weapon system.

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