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ARM

abbr.
adjustable-rate mortgage

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arm1

arm 1

 (ärm)
n.
1. An upper limb of the human body, connecting the hand and wrist to the shoulder.
2. A part similar to a human arm, such as the forelimb of an animal or a long part projecting from a central support in a machine.
3. Something, such as a sleeve on a garment or a support on a chair, that is designed to cover or support the human arm.
4. A relatively narrow extension jutting out from a large mass: an arm of the sea. See Synonyms at branch.
5. An administrative or functional branch, as of an organization.
6. Power or authority: the long arm of the law.
7. Sports The skill of throwing or pitching a ball well.
Idioms:
an arm and a leg Slang
An excessively high price: a cruise that cost an arm and a leg.
arm in arm
With arms linked together: They walked across the beach arm in arm.
at arm's length
At such a distance that physical or social contact is discouraged: kept the newcomer at arm's length at first.
with open arms
With great cordiality and hospitality.

[Middle English, from Old English earm; see ar- in Indo-European roots.]

armed (ärmd) adj.

arm 2

 (ärm)
n.
1. A weapon, especially a firearm: troops bearing arms; ICBMs, bombs, and other nuclear arms.
2. A branch of a military force: infantry, armor, and other combat arms.
3. arms
a. Warfare: a call to arms against the invaders.
b. Military service: several million volunteers under arms; the profession of arms.
4. arms
a. Heraldry Bearings.
b. Insignia, as of a state, an official, a family, or an organization.
v. armed, arm·ing, arms
v.intr.
1. To supply or equip oneself with weaponry.
2. To prepare oneself for warfare or conflict.
v.tr.
1. To equip with weapons: armed themselves with loaded pistols; arm a missile with a warhead; arm a nation for war.
2. To equip with what is needed for effective action: tax advisers who were armed with the latest forms.
3. To provide with something that strengthens or protects: a space reentry vehicle that was armed with a ceramic shield.
4. To prepare (a weapon or electronic system, such as an alarm) for use or operation, as by releasing a safety device.
Idiom:
up in arms
Extremely upset; indignant.

[From Middle English armes, weapons, from Old French, pl. of arme, weapon, from Latin arma, weapons; see ar- in Indo-European roots. Verb, Middle English armen, from Old French armer, from Latin armāre, from arma.]

armed (ärmd) adj.
arm′er n.

arm

(ɑːm)
n
1. (Anatomy) (in man) either of the upper limbs from the shoulder to the wrist.
2. (Anatomy) the part of either of the upper limbs from the elbow to the wrist; forearm
3. (Zoology)
a. the corresponding limb of any other vertebrate
b. an armlike appendage of some invertebrates
4. an object that covers or supports the human arm, esp the sleeve of a garment or the side of a chair, sofa, etc
5. anything considered to resemble an arm in appearance, position, or function, esp something that branches out from a central support or larger mass: an arm of the sea; the arm of a record player.
6. an administrative subdivision of an organization: an arm of the government.
7. power; authority: the arm of the law.
8. (Military) any of the specialist combatant sections of a military force, such as cavalry, infantry, etc
9. (Nautical Terms) nautical See yardarm
10. (General Sporting Terms) sport esp ball games ability to throw or pitch: he has a good arm.
11. an arm and a leg informal a large amount of money
12. arm in arm with arms linked
13. at arm's length at a distance; away from familiarity with or subjection to another
14. give one's right arm informal to be prepared to make any sacrifice
15. in the arms of Morpheus sleeping
16. with open arms with great warmth and hospitality: to welcome someone with open arms.
vb
(tr) archaic to walk arm in arm with
[Old English; related to German Arm, Old Norse armr arm, Latin armus shoulder, Greek harmos joint]
ˈarmless adj
ˈarmˌlike adj

arm

(ɑːm)
vb (tr)
1. (Military) to equip with weapons as a preparation for war
2. to provide (a person or thing) with something that strengthens, protects, or increases efficiency: he armed himself against the cold.
3. (Firearms, Gunnery, Ordnance & Artillery)
a. to activate (a fuse) so that it will explode at the required time
b. to prepare (an explosive device) for use by introducing a fuse or detonator
4. (Nautical Terms) nautical to pack arming into (a sounding lead)
n
5. (Firearms, Gunnery, Ordnance & Artillery) (usually plural) a weapon, esp a firearm
6. (Arms & Armour (excluding Firearms)) (usually plural) a weapon, esp a firearm
[C14: (n) back formation from arms, from Old French armes, from Latin arma; (vb) from Old French armer to equip with arms, from Latin armāre, from arma arms, equipment]

ARM

abbreviation for
(Commerce) adjustable rate mortgage

arm1

(ɑrm)

n.
1.
a. the upper limb of the human body.
b. the upper limb from shoulder to elbow.
2.
a. the forelimb of any vertebrate.
b. any similar structure in an invertebrate.
3. any armlike part or attachment, as the tone arm of a phonograph.
4. the sleeve of a garment.
5. a projecting support for the forearm or elbow at the side of a chair, sofa, etc.
6. an administrative or operational branch of an organization: an investigative arm of the government.
7. a combat branch of the military service, as the infantry, cavalry, or field artillery.
8. a curved piece on an anchor, terminating in a fluke.
9. an inlet or cove: an arm of the sea.
10. power; authority: the long arm of the law.
Idioms:
1. an arm and a leg, a great deal of money: to cost an arm and a leg.
2. arm in arm, with arms linked together or intertwined: They walked along arm in arm.
3. at arm's length, on terms lacking in intimacy; at a distance: to keep business associates at arm's length.
4. in the arms of Morpheus, asleep.
5. put the arm on, Slang.
a. to solicit or borrow money from.
b. to use force or violence on.
6. twist someone's arm, to use force or coercion on someone.
7. with open arms, cordially; with warm hospitality.
[before 900; Middle English; Old English earm, c. Old Frisian erm, Old Saxon, Old High German arm, Old Norse armr, Gothic arms arm, Latin armus shoulder]
armed, adj.
arm′like`, adj.

arm2

(ɑrm)

n.
1. Usu., arms. weapons, esp. firearms.
2. arms, the heraldic devices of a person, family, or corporate body.
v.i.
3. to make ready for war.
v.t.
4. to equip with weapons: to arm the troops.
5. to activate (a fuze) so that it will explode the charge at the time desired.
6. to cover protectively.
7. to equip or prepare for any specific purpose or effective use: to arm a security system; to arm oneself with persuasive arguments.
Idioms:
1. bear arms,
a. to carry weapons.
b. to serve as a member of the armed forces.
2. take up arms, to prepare for or go to war.
3. up in arms, provoked; indignant; wrought up.
[1200–50; (v.) Middle English < Anglo-French, Old French armer < Latin armāre to arm, v. derivative of arma (pl.) tools, weapons; (n.) Middle English armes (pl.) « Latin]
arm′less, adj.

ARM

adjustable-rate mortgage.

Arm

Armenian.

Arm(s)

 

See Also:ARM MOVEMENTS, FINGERS, HAND(S)

  1. Arm … like a fat bread roll —James Lee Burke
  2. Arms and legs like tendrils —Jonathan Kellerman
  3. (Her bare) arms and legs were like white vines —James Robison
  4. Arms delicate as daisy stems —Sharon Sheehe Stark
  5. Arms folded across his chest as primly as two blades in a Swiss Army knife —Pat Conroy
  6. (An old man with) arms like driftwood scoured by salt and wind —Marge Piercy
  7. Arms like gateposts —Leslie Thomas
  8. Arms like logs —James Crumley
  9. Arms like pythons —Nicholas Proffitt
  10. Arms loose … like ropes dangling toward the floor —Cornell Woolrich
  11. Arms … pink and thick as country hams —Robert B. Parker
  12. Arms … rounded and graceful and covered with soft down, like a breath of gold —Wilbur Daniel Steele
  13. Arms, soft and smooth; they must be like peeled peaches to the touch —Stefan Zweig
  14. Arms spread like a crucifix —Carolyn Chute
  15. Arms swinging wildly, like a great gull flapping toward the sea —Kay Boyle
  16. Arms thick as firs —Paige Mitchell
  17. Arms … thick as hickory logs —Elinor Wylie
  18. Arms thick like a butcher’s —Richard Maynard
  19. Arms … very thin and pale, as though they’d been tucked away in some dark place, unused —Margaret Millar
  20. Bent arms like pothooks —Erich Maria Remarque
  21. Delicate wrists that moved bonelessly as snakes —Margaret Millar
  22. Elbows … pointy, like a hard lemon —Ann Beattie
  23. Forearms so hard and well-defined that the skin looked as if it had been flayed away, like drawings in an anatomy book —Jonathan Valin
  24. Held their arms like bundles to their chest —William H. Gass
  25. It [arm] was so thin … its covering didn’t look like flesh but like paper wrapped around a bone to take home to a dog —Margaret Millar
  26. Let her arms drop like folded wings —Julie Hayden
  27. My arms fit you like a sleeve —Anne Sexton
    The descriptive frame of reference in Sexton’s poem, Unknown Girl, is a baby.
  28. My arms lie upon the desk like logs sogged with rain —David Ignatow
  29. One of her arms hung down to the floor like an overfed white snake —Ross Macdonald
  30. Skinny, muscular arms … like the twisted branches of an old apple tree —Arthur Miller
  31. Swarthy arms like rolls of copper —Aharon Megged
  32. Thin arms … ridged like braided leather —R. Wright Campbell
  33. Upper arms big as legs —Will Weaver
  34. Wrists like twigs —Eleanor Clark
  35. Wrists … like two by fours —Charles Bukowski
  36. Wrists … looked thin as a dog’s foreleg —John Updike
  37. Wrist … small like the throat of a young hen —Philip Levine
  38. Wrist that looked like a lean ham —William Faulkner

arm


Past participle: armed
Gerund: arming

Imperative
arm
arm
Present
I arm
you arm
he/she/it arms
we arm
you arm
they arm
Preterite
I armed
you armed
he/she/it armed
we armed
you armed
they armed
Present Continuous
I am arming
you are arming
he/she/it is arming
we are arming
you are arming
they are arming
Present Perfect
I have armed
you have armed
he/she/it has armed
we have armed
you have armed
they have armed
Past Continuous
I was arming
you were arming
he/she/it was arming
we were arming
you were arming
they were arming
Past Perfect
I had armed
you had armed
he/she/it had armed
we had armed
you had armed
they had armed
Future
I will arm
you will arm
he/she/it will arm
we will arm
you will arm
they will arm
Future Perfect
I will have armed
you will have armed
he/she/it will have armed
we will have armed
you will have armed
they will have armed
Future Continuous
I will be arming
you will be arming
he/she/it will be arming
we will be arming
you will be arming
they will be arming
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been arming
you have been arming
he/she/it has been arming
we have been arming
you have been arming
they have been arming
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been arming
you will have been arming
he/she/it will have been arming
we will have been arming
you will have been arming
they will have been arming
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been arming
you had been arming
he/she/it had been arming
we had been arming
you had been arming
they had been arming
Conditional
I would arm
you would arm
he/she/it would arm
we would arm
you would arm
they would arm
Past Conditional
I would have armed
you would have armed
he/she/it would have armed
we would have armed
you would have armed
they would have armed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.arm - a human limbarm - 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
human, human being, homo, man - any living or extinct member of the family Hominidae characterized by superior intelligence, articulate speech, and erect carriage
body, organic structure, physical structure - the entire structure of an organism (an animal, plant, or human being); "he felt as if his whole body were on fire"
arteria brachialis, brachial artery - the main artery of the upper arm; a continuation of the axillary artery; bifurcates into the radial and ulnar arteries at the elbow
cephalic vein, vena cephalica - a large vein of the arm that empties into the axillary vein
limb - one of the jointed appendages of an animal used for locomotion or grasping: arm; leg; wing; flipper
forearm - the part of the superior limb between the elbow and the wrist
hand, manus, mitt, paw - the (prehensile) extremity of the superior limb; "he had the hands of a surgeon"; "he extended his mitt"
cubital nerve, nervus ulnaris, ulnar nerve - a nerve running along the inner side of the arm and passing near the elbow; supplies intrinsic muscles of the hand and the skin of the medial side of the hand
biceps brachii, biceps humeri, musculus biceps brachii - a muscle that flexes and supinates the forearm
musculus triceps brachii, triceps brachii - the skeletal muscle having three origins that extends the forearm when it contracts
articulatio cubiti, cubital joint, cubitus, elbow, elbow joint, human elbow - hinge joint between the forearm and upper arm and the corresponding joint in the forelimb of a quadruped
articulatio radiocarpea, carpus, radiocarpal joint, wrist, wrist joint - a joint between the distal end of the radius and the proximal row of carpal bones
arm bone - a bone in the arm
humerus - bone extending from the shoulder to the elbow
2.arm - any projection that is thought to resemble a human armarm - any projection that is thought to resemble a human arm; "the arm of the record player"; "an arm of the sea"; "a branch of the sewer"
projection - any structure that branches out from a central support
3.arm - any instrument or instrumentality used in fighting or huntingarm - any instrument or instrumentality used in fighting or hunting; "he was licensed to carry a weapon"
bow - a weapon for shooting arrows, composed of a curved piece of resilient wood with a taut cord to propel the arrow
bow and arrow - a weapon consisting of arrows and the bow to shoot them
brass knuckles, brass knucks, knuckle duster, knuckles, knucks - a small metal weapon; worn over the knuckles on the back of the hand
fire ship - a weapon consisting of a ship carrying explosives that is set adrift to destroy enemy ships
flamethrower - a weapon that squirts ignited fuel for several yards
gun - a weapon that discharges a missile at high velocity (especially from a metal tube or barrel)
instrument - a device that requires skill for proper use
knife - a weapon with a handle and blade with a sharp point
light arm - a rifle or pistol
missile - a rocket carrying a warhead of conventional or nuclear explosives; may be ballistic or directed by remote control
pike - medieval weapon consisting of a spearhead attached to a long pole or pikestaff; superseded by the bayonet
projectile, missile - a weapon that is forcibly thrown or projected at a targets but is not self-propelled
slasher - a weapon (a sword or dagger) used for slashing
sling - a simple weapon consisting of a looped strap in which a projectile is whirled and then released
lance, spear, shaft - a long pointed rod used as a tool or weapon
stun baton, stun gun - a weapon designed to disable a victim temporarily by delivering a nonlethal high-voltage electric shock
sword, steel, blade, brand - a cutting or thrusting weapon that has a long metal blade and a hilt with a hand guard
hatchet, tomahawk - weapon consisting of a fighting ax; used by North American Indians
W.M.D., weapon of mass destruction, WMD - a weapon that kills or injures civilian as well as military personnel (nuclear and chemical and biological weapons)
arms, implements of war, munition, weaponry, weapons system - weapons considered collectively
Greek fire - a mixture used by Byzantine Greeks that was often shot at adversaries; catches fire when wetted
4.arm - the part of an armchair or sofa that supports the elbow and forearm of a seated personarm - the part of an armchair or sofa that supports the elbow and forearm of a seated person
armchair - chair with a support on each side for arms
armrest - a support for the arm
writing arm - an arm of a tablet-armed chair; widened to provide a writing surface
5.arm - a division of some larger or more complex organization; "a branch of Congress"; "botany is a branch of biology"; "the Germanic branch of Indo-European languages"
local post office, post office - a local branch where postal services are available"
division - an administrative unit in government or business
executive branch, Executive Office of the President - the branch of the United States government that is responsible for carrying out the laws
legislative branch - the branch of the United States government that has the power of legislating
judicial branch - the branch of the United States government responsible for the administration of justice
6.arm - the part of a garment that is attached at the armhole and that provides a cloth covering for the armarm - the part of a garment that is attached at the armhole and that provides a cloth covering for the arm
cloth covering - a covering made of cloth
cuff, turnup - the lap consisting of a turned-back hem encircling the end of the sleeve or leg
dolman sleeve - a sleeve with a large armhole and tight cuff
elbow - the part of a sleeve that covers the elbow joint; "his coat had patches over the elbows"
garment - an article of clothing; "garments of the finest silk"
long sleeve - a sleeve extending from shoulder to wrist
raglan sleeve - a sleeve that extends in one piece to the neckline of a coat or sweater with seams from the armhole to the neck
shirtsleeve - the sleeve of a shirt
short sleeve - a sleeve extending from the shoulder to the elbow
wristband - band consisting of a part of a sleeve that covers the wrist
Verb1.arm - prepare oneself for a military confrontation; "The U.S. is girding for a conflict in the Middle East"; "troops are building up on the Iraqi border"
re-arm, rearm - arm anew; "After the war, the defeated country was not allowed to rearm"
forearm - arm in advance of a confrontation
disarm, demilitarise, demilitarize - remove offensive capability from
2.arm - supply with arms; "The U.S. armed the freedom fighters in Afghanistan"
furnish, provide, supply, render - give something useful or necessary to; "We provided the room with an electrical heater"
munition - supply with weapons
rearm - arm again; "After the war, the defeated country was not rearmed by the victors"

arm

1
noun
1. upper limb, limb, appendage She stretched her arms out.
2. sleeve I pulled the arm of her coat.
4. authority, might, force, power, strength, command, sway, potency Local people say the long arm of the law was too heavy handed.
5. inlet, bay, passage, entrance, creek, cove, fjord, bight, ingress, sea loch (Scot.), firth or frith (Scot.) At the end of the other arm of Cardigan Bay is Bardsey Island.
an arm and a leg a lot of money, a bomb (Brit. slang), a fortune, a pile (informal), big money, a packet (slang), a bundle (slang), big bucks (informal, chiefly U.S.), a tidy sum (informal), a king's ransom, a pretty penny (informal) A week at a health farm can cost an arm and a leg.
would give your right arm for something would do anything for, would kill for, would sell your own grandmother for (informal), would give your eye teeth for I would give my right arm for a car like that.
Related words
technical name brachium
adjective brachial

arm

2
verb
1. equip, provide, supply, outfit, rig, array, furnish, issue with, deck out, accoutre She had armed herself with a loaded rifle.
2. provide, prime, prepare, protect, guard, strengthen, outfit, equip, brace, fortify, forearm, make ready, gird your loins She armed herself with all the knowledge she could gather.
plural noun
1. weapons, guns, firearms, weaponry, armaments, ordnance, munitions, instruments of war The organization has an extensive supply of arms.

arm

noun
1. Something resembling or structurally analogous to a tree branch:
2. A part added to a main structure:
3. A component of government that performs a given function:
Translations
ذِراعذِرَاعمَرْفَق ، مُتَّكـأيَتَسَلَّـح، يَسْتَعِد لِلحَرْبيُسَلِّـح
paževyzbrojitzbrojitopěradloozbrojit
armarmlænbevæbneoprusteudruste
armilobrako
käsi
بازو
käsivarsipuomisankavaakunavarsi
बांह
ruka
kar
lengan
handleggurvopnavopnastarmur
armaarmobracchiumtelum
ranka
rokaapbruņotbruņoties
armăbraţ
operadloozbrojiťzbrojiť
roka
ruka
armvapen
แขน
kolsilahsilâha sarılmaksilâhlandırmaksilâhlanmak
зброярука
cánh tay

arm

1 [ɑːm] N
1. (Anat) → brazo m
with one's arms foldedcon los brazos cruzados
to give sb one's armdar el brazo a algn
to hold sth/sb in one's armscoger algo/a algn en brazos
arm in arm he walked arm in arm with his wifeiba cogido del brazo de su mujer
they were walking along arm in armiban cogidos del brazo
they rushed into each other's armscorrieron a echarse uno en brazos del otro
this pushed them into the arms of the Frenchesto les obligó a buscar el apoyo de los franceses
he held it at arm's length (lit) → lo sujetaba con el brazo extendido
see also to keep sb at arm's length
she came in on her father's armentró del brazo de su padre
with his coat over his armcon el abrigo sobre el brazo
to put one's arm(s) round sbabrazar a algn
within arm's reachal alcance de la mano
to take sb's armcoger a algn del brazo
to take sb in one's armstomar a algn en sus brazos
to throw one's arms round sb's neckechar los brazos al cuello a algn
he had a parcel under his armllevaba un paquete debajo del brazo or bajo el brazo
to cost an arm and a legcostar un ojo de la cara
to keep sb at arm's length (fig) → mantener las distancias con algn
a list as long as your armuna lista kilométrica
the (long or strong) arm of the lawel brazo de la ley
to welcome sth/sb with open armsrecibir algo/a algn con los brazos abiertos
to put the arm on sb (US) → presionar a algn
I'd give my right arm to own itdaría mi brazo derecho por que fuera mío
see also babe, chance B1
see also fold 2
see also twist B2
2. (= part)
2.1. [of chair, river, crane, pick-up] → brazo m; [of spectacles] → patilla f; [of coat] → manga f
arm of the seabrazo m de mar
2.2. [of organization, company, also Mil] (= division) → división f; (= section) → sección f (Pol) → brazo m
the military arm of the Western allianceel brazo armado de la alianza occidental
the political arm of a terrorist groupel brazo político de un grupo terrorista
see also fleet

arm

2 [ɑːm]
A. N
1. (= weapon) → arma f
to bear armsportar armas
to lay down one's armsdeponer or rendir las armas
order arms!¡descansen armas!
present arms!¡presenten armas!
shoulder arms!, slope arms!¡sobre el hombro, armas!
to take up arms (against sth/sb)tomar las armas (contra algo/algn)
by 1809 Britain had 817,000 men under armsen 1809 Gran Bretaña tenía 817.000 hombres en sus filas or en las fuerzas armadas
to be up in arms about sth environment groups are up in arms about the planlos grupos ecologistas están oponiéndose al plan enfurecidamente
no need to get up in arms over such a small thingno hace falta poner el grito en el cielo or ponerse así por una cosa tan insignificante
see also rise B9
2. arms (= coat of arms) → escudo msing de armas, blasón msing
B. VT [+ person, ship, nation] → armar, proveer de armas; [+ missile] → equipar
to arm sb with sth (lit) → armar a algn de or con algo (fig) → proveer a algn de algo
to arm o.s. with sth (lit) → armarse de or con algo (fig) → armarse de algo
she had armed herself with a riflese había armado de or con un rifle
I armed myself with all the information I would needme armé de toda la información que necesitaría
C. VIarmarse (against contra)
D. CPD arms control Ncontrol m de armamento(s)
arms dealer Ntraficante mf de armas
arms embargo Nembargo m de armas
arms factory Nfábrica f de armas
arms limitation Nlímite m armamentístico
arms manufacturer Nfabricante mf de armas
the arms race Nla carrera armamentística, la carrera de armamentos
arms reduction Nreducción f de armas
arms trade Ntráfico m de armas

arm

[ˈɑːrm]
n
[person] → bras m
arm in arm → bras dessus bras dessous
to cost an arm and a leg → coûter les yeux de la tête
at arm's length → à bout de bras
to keep sb at arm's length → tenir qn à distance
to welcome sb with open arms → accueillir qn à bras ouverts
to twist sb's arm → forcer la main de qn
as long as your arm → long comme le bras(longue)
[jacket, jumper] → manche f
[organization, company] → branche f
[chair] → accoudoir m
(= weapon) → arme f
see also arms
vt [+ police] → armer

arm

:
armful
nArm mvoll no pl, → Ladung f (inf)
armhole
nArmloch nt

arm

:
armlet
n
(liter, of sea) → kleiner Meeresarm
arm-lock
nArmschlüssel m; (by police etc)Polizeigriff m

arm

:
armpit
nAchselhöhle f; (of garments)Achsel f
armrest
nArmlehne f

arm

1
n
(Anat) → Arm m; in one’s armsim Arm; under one’s armunter dem or unterm Arm; he had a bandage on his armer hatte einen Verband am Arm or um den Arm; to give somebody one’s arm (Brit) → jdm den Arm geben or reichen (geh); with his arms full of booksden Arm or die Arme voller Bücher; to have somebody/something on one’s arm (Brit) → jdn/etw am Arm haben; to take somebody in one’s armsjdn in die Arme nehmen or schließen (geh); to hold somebody in one’s armsjdn umarmen, jdn in den or seinen Armen halten (geh); to put or throw one’s arms around somebodyjdn umarmen, die Arme um jdn schlingen (geh); to put an arm around somebody’s shouldersjdm den Arm um die Schulter legen; arm in armArm in Arm; (= arms linked)eingehakt, untergehakt; at arm’s lengthauf Armeslänge; to keep somebody at arm’s length (fig)jdn auf Distanz halten; to receive or welcome somebody with open armsjdn mit offenen Armen empfangen; to receive or welcome something with open armsetw mit Kusshand nehmen (inf); within arm’s reachin Reichweite; the long arm of the lawder lange Arm des Gesetzes; a list as long as your armeine ellenlange Liste; a criminal with a record as long as your armein Verbrecher mit einer langen Latte von Vorstrafen (inf); it cost him an arm and a leg (inf)es kostete ihn ein Vermögen; to put the arm on somebody (dated US inf) → jdn unter Druck setzen
(= sleeve)Ärmel m, → Arm m
(of river)(Fluss)arm m; (of sea)Meeresarm m; (of armchair)(Arm)lehne f; (of record player)Tonarm m
(= branch)Zweig m; (Mil) → Truppengattung f

arm

2
vt person, nation, ship etcbewaffnen; to arm something with somethingetw mit etw ausrüsten; to arm oneself with something (lit, fig)sich mit etw bewaffnen; (fig: non-aggressively) → sich mit etw wappnen; he came armed with an excuseer hatte eine Ausrede parat; armed only with her beauty, she …ihre Schönheit war die einzige Waffe, mit der sie …
viaufrüsten; to arm for warzum Krieg rüsten
n (Mil, Her) = arms

arm

[ɑːm]
1. n (Anat) → braccio; (of chair) → bracciolo
arm in arm → a braccetto, sottobraccio
with open arms (fig) → a braccia aperte
within arm's reach → a portata di mano
to keep sb at arm's length (fig) → tenere qn a distanza
to put one's arm round sb → mettere un braccio intorno alle spalle di qn
see also arms
2. vt (person, ship) → armare
he armed himself with some good arguments → si è armato di validi argomenti

arm1

(aːm) noun
1. the part of the body between the shoulder and the hand. He has broken both his arms.
2. anything shaped like or similar to this. She sat on the arm of the chair.
ˈarmful noun
as much as a person can hold in one arm or in both arms. an armful of flowers/clothes.
ˈarmband noun
a strip of cloth etc worn round the arm. The people all wore black armbands as a sign of mourning.
ˈarmchair noun
a chair with arms at each side.
ˈarmpit noun
the hollow under the arm at the shoulder.
ˌarm-in-ˈarm adverb
(of two or more people) with arms linked together. They walked along arm-in-arm.
keep at arm's length
to avoid becoming too friendly with someone. She keeps her new neighbours at arm's length.
with open arms
with a very friendly welcome. He greeted them with open arms.

arm2

(aːm) verb
1. to give weapons to (a person etc). to arm the police.
2. to prepare for battle, war etc. They armed for battle.
armed adjective
having a weapon or weapons. An armed man robbed the bank; Armed forces entered the country.
arms noun plural
1. weapons. Does the police force carry arms?
2. a design etc which is used as the symbol of the town, family etc (see also coat of arms).
be up in arms
to be very angry and make a great protest (about something). He is up in arms about the decision to close the road.
take up arms (often with against)
to begin fighting. The peasants took up arms against the dictator.

arm

ذِرَاع paže arm Arm βραχίονας brazo käsivarsi bras ruka braccio arm arm ramię braço рука arm แขน kol cánh tay

arm

n. brazo, una de las extremidades superiores;
___ slingcabestrillo;
___ spande mano a mano, distancia de la mano derecha a la izquierda con los ___-s extendidos;
open arms___-s abiertos.

arm

n brazo; upper — parte f superior del brazo
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Involuntarily he clutched Tom's arm and pointed, his face showing fear in the fast-gathering darkness.
I remember one funny story about himself that made grandmother, who was working her bread on the bread-board, laugh until she wiped her eyes with her bare arm, her hands being floury.
She was holding the back of her chair with one hand; her loose sleeve had slipped almost to the shoulder of her uplifted arm.
The mosquitoes made merry over her, biting her firm, round arms and nipping at her bare insteps.
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