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leg

noun  us   /leɡ/

leg noun (BODY PART)

[C/U] one of the parts of a human or animal body that is used for standing or walking, or one of the thin, vertical parts on which a piece of furniture stands: [C] He broke his leg skiing. [C] The table has carved legs. [U] We had leg of lamb for dinner. [C/U] The leg of a piece of clothing is the part you put your leg into.

leg noun (STAGE)

[C] a part of a trip, competition, or activity that has several stages: the last leg of the race

leg noun (SIDE)

geometry [C] either one of the two sides that form the angle of 90° in a right triangle
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