limbnoun [ C ]uk /lɪm/ us /lɪm/
limb noun [ C ] (OF PERSON/ANIMAL)
an artificial limb
- Amputation of the limb is really a last resort.
- Although she had to have her leg amputated, she still feels as though she's got a phantom limb.
- He risked life and limb to get the cat down from the tree.
- If it continues to bleed, you may have to apply a tourniquet to the limb.
- It is a vestigial limb.
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