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Definition:

  1. [noun] a human limb; technically the part of the superior limb between the shoulder and the elbow but commonly used to refer to the whole superior limb

  2. [noun] any instrument or instrumentality used in fighting or hunting; "he was licensed to carry a weapon"
    Synonyms: weapon, weapon system

  3. [noun] an administrative division of some larger or more complex organization; "a branch of Congress"
    Synonyms: branch, subdivision

  4. [noun] any projection that is thought to resemble an arm; "the arm of the record player"; "an arm of the sea"; "a branch of the sewer"
    Synonyms: branch, limb

  5. [noun] the part of an armchair or sofa that supports the elbow and forearm of a seated person

  6. [noun] the part of a garment that is attached at armhole and provides a cloth covering for the arm
    Synonyms: sleeve

  7. [verb] prepare oneself for a military confrontation; "The U.S. is girding for a conflict in the Middle East"; "troops are building up on the Iraqui border"
    Synonyms: build up, fortify, gird

  8. [verb] supply with arms; "The U.S. armed the freedom fighters in Afghanistan"

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