arm

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  • Info In human anatomy, the arm is the upper limb of the body, comprising regions between the shoulder and the elbow joints. more...
  • Then he held her at arm's length and looked into her face. Cited from The Coming of the King, by Bernie Babcock
  • When this was done, the opposite effect was seen in the lower arm.
  • Outside we should have you within arm's reach quite as well as here. Cited from The Secret of the Night, by Gaston Leroux
  • The two brown stone houses were almost within arm's reach of each other. Cited from Nedra, by George Barr McCutcheon
  • They saw the terrible game played out within arm's length of them. Cited from The PG Works Of Gilbert Parker, Complete
  • Shortly before his death he broke his arm in a fall.
  • Another man stands with open arms in the center behind them.
  • She put out her hand to him, but at arm's-length. Cited from Between The Dark And The Daylight, by William Dean Howells
  • The call to arms was given at a very critical period.
  • By and by the mother stood away, but within arm's length. Cited from Parrot & Co., by Harold MacGrath
  • She pushed him away from her and held him at arm's-length. Cited from The Marriage of William Ashe, by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  • He caught her by the shoulder and held her at arm's-length. Cited from The Bell in the Fog and Other Stories, by Gertrude Atherton
  • She held it at arm's length, turning it this way and that. Cited from Cheerful--By Request, by Edna Ferber
  • These lay around the house and in front in almost arm's length of each other. Cited from History of Kershaw's Brigade, by D. Augustus Dickert
  • He bent and raised the child at arm's length above his head. Cited from O. Henry Memorial Award Prize Stories of 1921, by Various
  • He had been watching me at arm's length probably two or three minutes. Cited from Ways of Wood Folk, by William J. Long
  • Before she resumed her seat she held me out at arm's length. Cited from Devereux, by E. B. Lytton, Book 4
  • You'll be within an arm's length of the enemy all the way. Cited from The Iron Game, by Henry Francis Keenan
  • Many cities and towns in Europe and around the world still make use of arms.
  • It arms the individual with moral power rather than physical power.
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Meaning of arm

  • noun 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
  • noun 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
  • noun The part of an armchair or sofa that supports the elbow and forearm of a seated person
  • verb Prepare oneself for a military confrontation
    The U.S. is girding for a conflict in the Middle East, troops are building up on the Iraqi border
  • verb Supply with arms
    The U.S. armed the freedom fighters in Afghanistan