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Engelsk navneord: arm

1. arm (i anatomi) 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

Mindre specifikke termerlimb

Omfatter disse specifikke termerarm bone, arteria brachialis, articulatio cubiti, articulatio radiocarpea, biceps brachii, biceps humeri, brachial artery, carpus, cephalic vein, cubital joint, cubital nerve, cubitus, elbow, elbow joint, forearm, hand, human elbow, humerus, manus, mitt, musculus biceps brachii, musculus triceps brachii, nervus ulnaris, paw, radiocarpal joint, triceps brachii, ulnar nerve, vena cephalica, wrist, wrist joint

Omfatter disse overordnede termerbody, homo, human, human being, man, organic structure, physical structure

2. arm (om genstand) any projection that is thought to resemble a human arm

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe arm of the record player.
An arm of the sea.
A branch of the sewer.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)branch, limb

Mindre specifikke termerprojection

3. arm (om genstand) any instrument or instrumentality used in fighting or hunting

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe was licensed to carry a weapon.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)weapon, weapon system

Mindre specifikke termerinstrument

Mere specifikke termerblade, bow, bow and arrow, brand, brass knuckles, brass knucks, fire ship, flamethrower, Greek fire, gun, hatchet, knife, knuckle duster, knuckles, knucks, lance, light arm, missile, missile, pike, projectile, shaft, slasher, sling, spear, steel, stun baton, stun gun, sword, tomahawk, W.M.D., weapon of mass destruction, WMD

Omfatter disse overordnede termerarms, implements of war, munition, weaponry, weapons system

4. arm (om genstand) the part of an armchair or sofa that supports the elbow and forearm of a seated person

Mindre specifikke termerarmrest

Mere specifikke termerwriting arm

Omfatter disse overordnede termerarmchair

5. arm (om gruppe) a division of some larger or more complex organization

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningA branch of Congress.
Botany is a branch of biology.
The Germanic branch of Indo-European languages.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)branch, subdivision

Mindre specifikke termerdivision

Mere specifikke termerexecutive branch, Executive Office of the President, judicial branch, legislative branch, local post office, post office

6. arm (om genstand) the part of a garment that is attached at the armhole and that provides a cloth covering for the arm

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)sleeve

Mindre specifikke termercloth covering

Mere specifikke termerdolman sleeve, long sleeve, raglan sleeve, shirtsleeve, short sleeve

Omfatter disse specifikke termercuff, elbow, turnup, wristband

Omfatter disse overordnede termergarment

Engelsk udsagnsord: arm

1. arm (om konkurrence) prepare oneself for a military confrontation

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe U.S. is girding for a conflict in the Middle East.
Troops are building up on the Iraqi border.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)build up, fortify, gird

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s

Mere specifikke termerforearm, re-arm, rearm

Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)disarm, demilitarise, demilitarize

2. arm (om forhold) supply with arms

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe U.S. armed the freedom fighters in Afghanistan.

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody

Mindre specifikke termerfurnish, provide, render, supply

Mere specifikke termermunition, rearm

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