Translation of limb in Spanish:

limb

Pronunciation: /lɪm/

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 [Anatomy/Anatomía] miembro (masculine), extremidad (feminine) many passengers broke limbs in the crash muchos pasajeros se fracturaron un brazo o una pierna en el accidente he lost a limb in the war perdió un brazo/una pierna en la guerra to tear sb limb from limb despedazar* a algn
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    • Diaphanously winged and provided with limbs far too long and interestingly jointed to be in any way aerodynamic, it would appear to be some kind of mutant grasshopper, a cicada maybe?
    • The ability to reduce area and span during the recovery stroke is intimately associated with the design of the propulsive limbs in small animals.
    • The most common malformations are partial hind limbs, missing hind limbs, and missing toes.
    1.2 (of tree) rama (feminine) ([ principal ]) brazo (masculine) to be (left) out on a limb quedarse en la estacada to go out on a limb aventurarse
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    • Heavy snow and whipping winds can cause limbs from trees and shrubs to snap.
    • Plopping down under the leafy limbs of the shade-producing tree, she
    • They use a variety of foraging styles; most commonly they glean food from foliage while they climb about on tree limbs.

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