Translation of limb in Spanish:

limb

Pronunciation: /lɪm/

n

  • 1.1 [Anat] miembro (m), extremidad (f) 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 (f) (principal) brazo (m) 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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Sanfermines (The festival of San Fermín) is from 6th-14th July and el encierro (the 'running of the bulls'), takes place in Pamplona in northern Spain. The animals are released into the barricaded streets and people run in front of them, in honor of the town´s patron saint, San Fermín, who was put to death by being dragged by bulls.