Definition of Limber in English :

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Limber meaning in English

Meaning of Limber in English

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Limber

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Noun

1. limber

a two-wheeled horse-drawn vehicle used to pull a field gun or caisson

Verb

2. limber, limber up

attach the limber

Example Sentences:
'limber a cannon'

3. limber

cause to become limber

Example Sentences:
'The violist limbered her wrists before the concert'

Adjective

4. limber, supple

(used of e.g. personality traits) readily adaptable

Example Sentences:
'a supple mind'
'a limber imagination'

5. limber

(used of artifacts) easily bent

6. limber, supple

(used of persons' bodies) capable of moving or bending freely

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


Limber

see synonyms of limber
adjective
1. 
capable of being easily bent or flexed; pliant
2. 
able to move or bend freely; agile
noun
1. 
part of a gun carriage, often containing ammunition, consisting of an axle, pole, and two wheels, that is attached to the rear of an item of equipment, esp field artillery
verb
2. (usually foll by up)
to attach the limber (to a gun, etc)
noun
(often plural) nautical
(in the bilge of a vessel) a fore-and-aft channel through a series of holes in the frames (limber holes) where water collects and can be pumped out

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Limber

see synonyms of limber
adjective
1. 
easily bent; flexible; pliant
2. 
able to bend the body easily; supple; lithe
verb transitive
3. 
to make limber
to limber the fingers
verb intransitive
4. 
to make oneself limber, as by exercises
usually with up
noun
1. 
the two-wheeled, detachable front part of a gun carriage, usually supporting an ammunition chest
verb transitive, verb intransitive
2. 
to attach the limber to (a gun carriage), as in preparing to move off
often with up

Webster’s New World College Dictionary, 4th Edition. Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.


Limber

see synonyms of limber
adj.
1. Bending or flexing readily; pliable.
2. Capable of moving, bending, or contorting easily; supple.
v. lim·bered, lim·ber·ing, lim·bers
v.tr.
To make limber: limbered up his legs.
v.intr.
To make oneself limber: players limbering up before the game.
n.
A two-wheeled, horse-drawn vehicle used to tow a field gun or a caisson.

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