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Meaning of FOREARM

Pronunciation:  'fowr`ârm

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  the part of the superior limb between the elbow and the wrist
  2. [v]  arm in advance of a confrontation

FOREARM is a 7 letter word that starts with F.


 See Also: accessory cephalic vein, anconeous muscle, arm, arm, basilic vein, build up, elbow bone, fortify, gird, limb, musculus anconeus, radial vein, radius, ulna, ulnar vein, vena basilica, vena cephalica accessoria, vena radialis, vena ulnaris



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Fore*arm"\, v. t.
    To arm or prepare for attack or resistance before the time of
    need. --South.
  2. \Fore"arm`\, n. (Anat.)
    That part of the arm or fore limb between the elbow and
    wrist; the antibrachium.
Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: arm, arrange for, biceps, clear the decks, consider every angle, elbow, guard against, hedge, lay by, leave out nothing, look out for, make provision for, make sure, make sure against, overlook no possibility, play safe, prepare for, provide a hedge, provide against, provide for, reef down, shorten sail, take measures, take precautions, take steps, upper arm, wrist