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1. leg (i anatomi) a human limb; commonly used to refer to a whole limb but technically only the part of the limb between the knee and ankle


Mindre specifikke termerlimb


Mere specifikke termerbandy leg, bandyleg, bow leg, bowleg, genu varum, peg, pin, shank's mare, shank's pony, shanks' mare, shanks' pony, spindlelegs, spindleshanks, stick, tibia vara


Omfatter disse specifikke termerankle, ankle joint, articulatio genus, articulatio talocruralis, calf bone, crus, fibula, fibular vein, foot, genu, genu valgum, human foot, human knee, knee, knee joint, knock-knee, leg bone, mortise joint, musculus tibialis, nervus ischiadicus, nervus saphenus, peroneal vein, pes, saphenous nerve, saphenous vein, sciatic nerve, shank, shin, shin, shin bone, shinbone, thigh, tibia, tibia valga, tibial vein, tibialis, tibialis muscle, vena peroneus, vena saphena, vena tibialis


Omfatter disse overordnede termerbody, organic structure, physical structure

2. leg (i anatomi) a structure in animals that is similar to a human leg and used for locomotion


Mindre specifikke termerlimb


Mere specifikke termeranimal leg, prehensor


Omfatter disse specifikke termerpedal extremity, vertebrate foot

3. leg (om genstand) one of the supports for a piece of furniture


Mindre specifikke termersupport


Omfatter disse overordnede termercamp bed, chair, cot, four-poster, grand, grand piano, hospital bed, spinning wheel, table, tripod

4. leg (om form) a part of a forked or branching shape


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe broke off one of the branches.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)branch, ramification


Mindre specifikke termersubfigure


Mere specifikke termerbifurcation, brachium, crotch, fork


Omfatter disse overordnede termerforking, furcation

5. leg (om mad) the limb of an animal used for food


Mindre specifikke termercut, cut of meat


Mere specifikke termergigot, ham hock, leg of lamb

6. leg (om genstand) a prosthesis that replaces a missing leg


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)peg, pegleg, wooden leg


Mindre specifikke termerprosthesis, prosthetic device

7. leg (om genstand) a cloth covering consisting of the part of a pair of trousers that covers a person's leg


Mindre specifikke termercloth covering


Mere specifikke termerpant leg, trouser leg


Omfatter disse specifikke termercuff, foot, knee, turnup


Omfatter disse overordnede termerpant, trouser

8. leg (om handling) (nautical) the distance traveled by a sailing vessel on a single tack


Mindre specifikke termerdistance, length


Overordnet emneområdenavigation, sailing, seafaring

9. leg (om handling) a section or portion of a journey or course


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThen we embarked on the second stage of our Caribbean cruise.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)stage


Mindre specifikke termertravel, traveling, travelling


Mere specifikke termerfare-stage


Omfatter disse overordnede termerjourney, journeying









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