Arm's reach

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reach of the arm; the distance the arm can reach.

See also: Arm

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The creature that was to slay the red man was almost within arm's reach of his prey when Carthoris heard a hoarse shout from the opposite side of the courtyard.
Above him, within arm's reach, was the low roof of the building.
A three-cornered table within arm's reach ran from the angle of the to the foremast.
He saw the newcomer step almost within arm's reach of the other.
And the bellies of the police,' said Kim, slipping out of arm's reach.
The black-and-white shot shows a shiny silver Taurus 9mm pistol - not the gun used to kill Reeva Steenkamp - within arm's reach.
Incidents/Injuries: CPSC and Arm's Reach have received 10 reports of infants falling from the raised mattress into the bottom of the sleeper or becoming entrapped between the edge of the mattress and the side of the bed-side sleeper.
He has a simple tracking system for these new sites, whereby he'll jot down its GPS number in a spiral notebook - that's always within arm's reach on the dash board - and make notations (a ``star,'' a ``zero,'' or nothing at all) next to it.
A portable crib sheet, which fits most portable cribs like Pack 'n' Play(R) and Arm's Reach Co-Sleeper(R), is also available.
I've learned to always have a big pair of dark sunglasses within arm's reach before going out.
FIX IT AND FORGET IT: Here's a handy little book to keep at arm's reach in your house.