What is 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.
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on arm, arms:

Variations - Arm Trap Neckbreaker
... This move sees an attacking wrestler take hold of an arm of an opponent and then move to a back to back position, so that the opponent's arm hooks across and round the opponent's ... wrestler falls backwards to the ground, forcing the opponent's own arm to drag them to the mat ... and sees where the wrestler face their opponent, grab both of their arms and twist around so they have their opponent in a straight jacket hold before finally dropping down to drag the opponent to the ...
One Missed Call (2004 Film) - Deaths
... an unseen force and lands on top of a speeding train, also losing an arm and a leg ... Natsumi Koniishi - Arm twisted back with its joints breaking one by one until she's beheaded by her own arm ...
... is a chromosome that has lost one of its arms and replaced it with an exact copy of the other arm ... two centromeres (Tobias, 2011) The chromosome arm is already copied during S phase of the cell cycle ... This leaves the two long arms together and the two short arms together ...
Shoulder Problem - Shoulder Structures and Functions
... (shoulder blade), and the humerus (upper arm bone) (see diagram) ... refers, is a ball-and-socket joint that allows the arm to rotate in a circular fashion or to hinge out and up away from the body ... The "ball" is the top, rounded portion of the upper arm bone or humerus the "socket," or glenoid, is a dish-shaped part of the outer edge of the scapula into which the ball fits ...
... which is a U-shaped beam with one wide arm and one narrow arm ... The narrow arm is heated more than the wide arm because they have the same current density ... Since the two arms are connected at the top, the stretching hot arm pushes in the direction of the cold arm ...

More definitions of "arm":

  • (noun): Any instrument or instrumentality used in fighting or hunting.
    Synonyms: weapon, weapon system
  • (noun): The part of an armchair or sofa that supports the elbow and forearm of a seated person.
  • (noun): Any projection that is thought to resemble an arm.
    Example: "The arm of the record player"; "an arm of the sea"
    Synonyms: branch, limb
  • (verb): Supply with arms.
    Example: "The U.S. armed the freedom fighters in Afghanistan"
  • (noun): The part of a garment that is attached at armhole and provides a cloth covering for the arm.
    Synonyms: sleeve
  • (noun): An administrative division of some larger or more complex organization.
    Synonyms: branch, subdivision

Famous quotes containing the word arm:

    In his tenth July some instinct
    taught him to arm the waiting wave,
    a giant where its mouth hung open.
    He rode on the lip that buoyed him there
    and buckled him under.
    Anne Sexton (1928–1974)

    One strong wolf cannot defeat a pack of dogs; one strong arm cannot defeat many fists.
    Chinese proverb.

    I am the LORD, and I will free you from the burdens of the Egyptians and deliver you from slavery to them. I will redeem you with an outstretched arm and with mighty acts of judgment. I will take you as my people, and I will be your God. You shall know that I am the LORD your God, who has freed you from the burdens of the Egyptians.
    Bible: Hebrew, Exodus 6:6,7.