forearm


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fore·arm 1

 (fôr-ärm′)
tr.v. fore·armed, fore·arm·ing, fore·arms
To arm or prepare in advance of a conflict.

fore·arm 2

 (fôr′ärm′)
n.
1. The part of the arm between the wrist and the elbow.
2. The corresponding part of the foreleg in certain quadrupeds, such as a horse.

forearm

(ˈfɔːrˌɑːm)
n
(Anatomy) the part of the arm from the elbow to the wrist.
[C18: from fore- + arm1]

forearm

(fɔːrˈɑːm)
vb
(tr) to prepare or arm (someone, esp oneself) in advance
[C16: from fore- + arm2]

fore•arm1

(ˈfɔrˌɑrm, ˈfoʊr-)

n.
1. the part of the arm between the elbow and the wrist.
2. the corresponding part of the foreleg in certain quadrupeds.
[1735–45]

fore•arm2

(fɔrˈɑrm, foʊr-)

v.t.
to arm or prepare beforehand, esp. for difficulties.
[1585–95]

forearm


Past participle: forearmed
Gerund: forearming

Imperative
forearm
forearm
Present
I forearm
you forearm
he/she/it forearms
we forearm
you forearm
they forearm
Preterite
I forearmed
you forearmed
he/she/it forearmed
we forearmed
you forearmed
they forearmed
Present Continuous
I am forearming
you are forearming
he/she/it is forearming
we are forearming
you are forearming
they are forearming
Present Perfect
I have forearmed
you have forearmed
he/she/it has forearmed
we have forearmed
you have forearmed
they have forearmed
Past Continuous
I was forearming
you were forearming
he/she/it was forearming
we were forearming
you were forearming
they were forearming
Past Perfect
I had forearmed
you had forearmed
he/she/it had forearmed
we had forearmed
you had forearmed
they had forearmed
Future
I will forearm
you will forearm
he/she/it will forearm
we will forearm
you will forearm
they will forearm
Future Perfect
I will have forearmed
you will have forearmed
he/she/it will have forearmed
we will have forearmed
you will have forearmed
they will have forearmed
Future Continuous
I will be forearming
you will be forearming
he/she/it will be forearming
we will be forearming
you will be forearming
they will be forearming
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been forearming
you have been forearming
he/she/it has been forearming
we have been forearming
you have been forearming
they have been forearming
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been forearming
you will have been forearming
he/she/it will have been forearming
we will have been forearming
you will have been forearming
they will have been forearming
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been forearming
you had been forearming
he/she/it had been forearming
we had been forearming
you had been forearming
they had been forearming
Conditional
I would forearm
you would forearm
he/she/it would forearm
we would forearm
you would forearm
they would forearm
Past Conditional
I would have forearmed
you would have forearmed
he/she/it would have forearmed
we would have forearmed
you would have forearmed
they would have forearmed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.forearm - the part of the superior limb between the elbow and the wristforearm - the part of the superior limb between the elbow and the wrist
anconeous muscle, musculus anconeus - the muscle that extends the forearm and abducts the ulna in pronation of the wrist
accessory cephalic vein, vena cephalica accessoria - a vein that passes along the radial edge of the forearm and joins the cephalic vein near the elbow
basilic vein, vena basilica - a vein that drains the back of the hand and forearm and empties into the axillary vein
radial vein, vena radialis - superficial veins ascending the radial side of the forearm; combines with the ulnar veins to form the brachial vein
ulnar vein, vena ulnaris - any of several veins of the forearm
limb - one of the jointed appendages of an animal used for locomotion or grasping: arm; leg; wing; flipper
arm - 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
radius - the outer and slightly shorter of the two bones of the human forearm
elbow bone, ulna - the inner and longer of the two bones of the human forearm
Verb1.forearm - arm in advance of a confrontation
arm, gird, build up, fortify - 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"

forearm

noun
Related words
adjective cubital, radial

forearm

verb
To prepare (oneself) for action:
Translations
ساعِد
předloktí
underarm
kyynärvarsi
alkar
framhandleggur
dilbis
apakšdelms
predlaktie
ön kol

forearm

[ˈfɔːrɑːm] N (Anat) → antebrazo m

forearm

[ˈfɔːrɑːrm] navant-bras m inv

forearm

1
nUnterarm m

forearm

2
vtvorbereiten; forearmed with this informationmit diesen Informationen gerüstet or gewappnet ? forewarn

forearm

[ˈfɔːrˌɑːm] navambraccio

forearm

(ˈfoːraːm) noun
the lower part of the arm (between wrist and elbow).

fore·arm

n. antebrazo.

forearm

n antebrazo
References in classic literature ?
A forearm and hand, all the fingers of the latter intact.
She fastened her strong, white teeth in one shaggy forearm.
When they wished to change their place, they took little jumps, made by the contraction of their bodies, and helped awkwardly enough by their imperfect fin, which, as with the lamantin, their cousins, forms a perfect forearm.
In the large wicker-bottomed arm-chair in the left-hand chimney- nook sat old Martin Poyser, a hale but shrunken and bleached image of his portly black-haired son--his head hanging forward a little, and his elbows pushed backwards so as to allow the whole of his forearm to rest on the arm of the chair.
Her face with the delicate carnation of a rose and downcast eyes was as if veiled in firm immobility and was so appealing that I had an insane impulse to walk round and kiss the forearm on which it was leaning; that strong, well-shaped forearm, gleaming not like marble but with a living and warm splendour.
Ginevra shuddered when she saw the long, broad gash made by the blade of a sabre on the young man's forearm, and a moan escaped her.
A sentinel at each end of the bridge stood with his rifle in the position known as "support," that is to say, vertical in front of the left shoulder, the hammer resting on the forearm thrown straight across the chest -- a formal and unnatural position, enforcing an erect carriage of the body.
You must not fear," said he soothingly, bending forward and patting her forearm.
On the summit, hard and clear like an equestrian statue upon its pedestal, was a mounted soldier, dark and stern, his rifle poised ready over his forearm.
Is it possible that you do not know the elementary fact in comparative anatomy, that the wing of a bird is really the forearm, while the wing of a bat consists of three elongated fingers with membranes between?
He was fastidious, and, aiming at something he did not quite fully grasp, was constantly dissatisfied with his work as a whole: perhaps a part would please him, the forearm or the leg and foot of a figure, a glass or a cup in a still-life; and he would cut this out and keep it, destroying the rest of the canvas; so that when people invited themselves to see his work he could truthfully answer that he had not a single picture to show.
I raised my left arm in the air, the forearm gracefully bent, the ruffle drooping, and my wrist curved, while my right arm, half extended, securely covered my wrist with the elbow, and my breast with the wrist.