American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- v. To arm or prepare in advance of a conflict.
- n. The part of the arm between the wrist and the elbow.
- n. The corresponding part of the foreleg in certain quadrupeds, such as a horse.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In anatomy, that part of the arm which is between the elbow-joint and the wrist; the antebrachium, represented by the length of the radius and ulna, or the radius alone.
- To arm or prepare beforehand for attack or resistance.
GNU Webster's 1913
- v. To arm or prepare for attack or resistance before the time of need.
- n. (Anat.) That part of the arm or fore limb between the elbow and wrist; the antibrachium.
- n. the part of the superior limb between the elbow and the wrist
- v. arm in advance of a confrontation
- From fore- + arm. Compare Dutch voorarm ("forearm"), Danish forarm ("forearm"), Swedish förarm ("forearm"), German Vorderarm ("forearm"). (Wiktionary)
“On the bottom of the forearm is an inlay that is similar to theBelgian coate of arms.”
“Thanks for the answers, I've tryed both ways and my hand on the forearm is how I shoot.”
“The forearm is 11 , which allows him to choke back more.”
“It's the eighth wonder of the world ... the way the butt's deep dark marble grain turns to golden blond at the receiver and then shifts into tiger stripes or fiddle back towards the forearm is incredible.”
“She's one of two athletes competing in both Games — Natalia Partyka of Poland, who was born without a right forearm, is in the table tennis events.”
“Bulls rookie Derrick Rose, who needed 10 stitches to close a cut on his left forearm from a freak accident at home Monday morning, was able to play and scored 15 points, including a dazzling drive for a basket in the fourth quarter after dribbling between his legs.”
“A Hebrew tattoo on the forearm is particularly ugly, because that is where the Nazis put concentration camp numbers.”
“If the forearm is sitting on a hard surface, it will bounce at the shot, sending your bullet high.”
“Had tightness in forearm - ugliness in pitching line”
“The forearm is shortened, the ulna thickened and often bent, and the thumb and its metacarpal bone are often absent, so that the usefulness of the hand and arm is greatly impaired (Fig. 171).”
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